Magere, Edward Elmer: Service no. 769926

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Source: April 1918 casualty.

Source: Toronto Evening Telegram via CVWM

PTE ED MAGER [sic] KILLED

Word has been received from the War Office at Ottawa by Mrs. Little, 296 Wallace avenue, and by his father Mr. S. Mager [sic], now in Kentucky, that Pte. Ed.. Mager [sic] was killed in action on April 5th. He went overseas with the 124th “Pals” Battalion in August 1916, and was in England three months before crossing to France. He was severely wounded at Vimy Ridge on April 9th, with gunshot wounds to the shoulder and the left thigh. Pte. Mager [sic] was 29 years old, and previous to enlisting was employed as a filer to the Consumers’ Box Company.

Source: Toronto Evening Telegram.  April 22, 1918.

“Killed in Action” Whilst in the trenches North of Nueville-Vitasse, on the night of April 5, 1918, he was instantly killed by an enemy shell which exploded in one of the posts.

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