28 January 2018

Thomas George Flood: CEF Beechwood

Private Thomas George Flood died of tuberculosis at Mowat Hospital (Sanitorium) in Kingston, Ontario on 28 January 1918.
Born in 1880 in Renfrew County he was the son of Ireland-born John Flood and Scots-born Kathleen Warbrick. Having moved to British Columbia, working as a lumberman, he attested in Vancouver on 2 August 1915 with the 238th Battalion and served with the 72nd Regiment, the Seaforth Highlanders. When the regiment left for Europe he did not go with them.
He had been treated in hospital for bronchitis, which predated enlistment, for more than a year prior to his death.
He is buried in Sec. A. Range 9. Grave 50 at Beechwood Cemetery with Henry North, brother-in-law as informant.

1 comment:

M. Anne Sterling said...

Today is also the 100th anniversary of the death of John MacRae, author of In Flanders Fields.