Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Edward Julian: Ottawa WW1 Beechwood Burial

Edward Julian was buried at Beechwood Cemetery on 19 May 1916, two days following his death from exhaustion from mental disease - epilepsy at the Eastern Hospital (for the Insane), Brockville. He had been there since 26 November and was listed as a Private with the Canadian Ordnance Corps although no attestation paper or service file has been found.
Born in December 1886 in England, son of Naughton Julian, of West Kensington, London, he came to Canada in 1901.
He married Alice Maria Hibbard. They had two boys. Edward Charles died at age 4 months. Edward Geoffrey died at age 7 when hit by an automobile on 7 August 1919 while crossing the Driveway at Waverley. Both are also buried at Beechwood Cemetery. Alice married Charles Hyde in 1919 and lived to June 1960. She is buried in Pinecrest Cemetery.

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