Friday, December 4, 2015

George Dalziel

 Port Coquitlam Honour Roll
George Dalziel  131st Battalion "D"    Signed his attestation papers on the 28th of February 1916 at New Westminster.  790737  stated that he was a  plumber; born on the 6th of September 1879 at  Wishaw , Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He was active in the 104th Regiment.  Home: was in Port Coquitlam, then it was crossed out, now Vancouver; but his wife continued to live in Port Coquitlam, and later moved to Vancouver..
  WIFE: Katharine Napier, Catherine Dalziel ( 1886 – 1955 )
George Dalziel died on the 5th of September 1971 at the Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver. buried at Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby, B.C.  He had lived in B.C. for 60 years, and was living at that time at 3407 East 45th Ave., Vancouver.  He had retired in 1940. DAUGHTER:  Elizabeth Flockhart "Parsons",( 1912-1987 ).
131st Battalion, No.14 platoon
Top Row: G. Brown, Percy Gibb, Hosford Franklin Nagle, Leslie Lemuel Evans Goldsmith, William Gower, S. Brown, John Simon Whittaker, James Alvin Scott, J. Gourlay, F. Jackson, P.J. Leidmeier, Frederick Harvard.
Second Row: Marmaduke George Bateman, Ralph Wellington Atkinson, Herbert William Henry, Harry Gower, J. Walker, John Gleave, James Arthur Hayne, Joseph Ladoux, William Perry Patten, J. Stewart, D. Dougherty,(David or Daniel Dougherty).
Third Row: George Dalziel, J. MacKenzie, Justin Dorr, G. Williams, John Henry Griffiths, William Henry Lawrence, A. Henderson, Ernest Turner, Wilfred Harold Coleman, Walter John Wigmore, Edward Cadenhead, Abe Denson.
Fourth Row: Albert Richard Eden, David Gillies, James Glass, William Herbert Simpson, F. Grant, Ernest Austen, James Joseph Shea, Roy Torrence Hildebrand, Martin Marin Beadle, James Lyall Goldsmith.
Front Row: Corporal Harry Carter, Company Sergeant Major Richard Arthur Henderson, Lieutenant Vyvyan Chard Brimacombe, Lieutenant Keith Campbell MacGowan, Company Quartermaster Sergeant Leslie George Rayner, Sergeant Edward Groves, Corporal Robert Albert Victor Cheale, Bugler Victor Thomas Crispin.

1911 census:  South Vancouver:  Finds George staying with kates brother  James Napier,(1874 - 1930)  who was the plumbing inspector 

SERVICE RECORD: George and Katherine were  married on the 28th of April 1911 at Edinburgh, Scotland.  He was serving in the 30th battalion. Came down with influenza.  He received a severe concussion, which caused him deafness, and chronic tinnitus caused by the war.  George served  his country for three years.

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