Saturday, 9 April 2016

Frederick Herbert Stevens: Ottawa WW1 Beechwood Burial

Private F H Stevens serving with the 139th Battalion, Canadian Infantry Service died on 9th April 1916 in Cobourg, Ontario having enlisted less than two months earlier. Cause of death was influenza (pneumonia.)
The eldest son in the large family of George Davi(d)son Stevens and Alice Howard Stevens (nee Craggs), Frederick Herbert Stevens was born on 4th May 1881, his birth was registered in Wandsworth in the third quarter of that year.
He had originally emigrated to Canada on the Empress of Britain arriving at St John, New Brunswick on 20 Nov 1908 giving his destination as Montreal. He returned to Britain at least once.

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