|Orrie C. WIDEMAN (1884-1958)|
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|Trade listed as Draftsman. DOB 7-7-90. (Ontario Birth Registration 7-7-84) NOK Henrietta Wideman, wife. (married 8-1-13) Enlisted 71st Battalion Toronto 17-9-15 (age 25 years 2 mos.), lists 13 years Colour Sergeant 30th Wellington Regiment. 5 foot 5 inches, hazel eyes, light brown hair. Methodist. On 71st Sailing List SS Olympic 1-4-16, Halifax, N.S.
Note on Attestation Papers list transfer to 44th Battalion. Survived the war, returned to Canada aboard SS Empress of Britain 4-6-19 Quebec, PQ. Veterans Death Card: died 30-5-58, no cause given, not war service related. NOK Henrietta (Allen)Wideman, widow, Toronto. Pine Hills Cemetery records Toronto, buried Vet K-1920. Headstone photo B. Gilbert.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10342 - 31, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.
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