Source: January 1917 Casualties.
PTE. R.W. SHORT DIED
Pte. Robert W. Short reported died of wounds, roomed at Mrs. Thomas Russell’s residence, 375 King street west. He was born in London, England and came to Toronto four years ago. Before enlisting in the 124th Battalion he was a baker and was 22 years old.
Source: Toronto Star – February 5th, 1917.