16 May 2018

Eric C. G. Steele: CWGC Beechwood

Corporal Eric Charles Gore Steele, age 25, son of Evelyn and Helen Steele, died on this date in an automobile accident.  He was smothered under water when the car in which he was a passenger left the road near Gananoque.
Corporal Steele, a bookkeeper by profession and sometime on the staff of the Ottawa Evening Journal, had enlisted with the Canadian Army Service Corps on 18 August 1916. 
He was buried on 20 May in Lot 31. North-East. Sec. 28 at Beechwood Cemetery.


Bryan Douglas Cook said...

What was the year of his death? Thanks

JDR said...

1918. These are all being posted on the centennial of the death.