Porter, William Wilbert

Regimental Number: 503273
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers

William was born in Ballyduff, Ontario on August 16, 1885. He came west with his parents in 1900. In December of 1915, William enlisted in the Canadian Army in Calgary. In March of 1916, he became seriously ill with pneumonia and measles; he was invalided to Canada in September of 1916 because of rheumatic fever. William also suffered from epileptic fits. He served only in England. William and his wife and son came to Hythe in January of 1929. He died in Hythe on September 25, 1929.

Sources: Oct. 4 1929 p. 3 c. 7, p. 4 c. 3?