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Edward Wilkes Waud
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John Miller
Margaret McDiarmid
Edward William Waud
Margaret Ann Miller
Edward Wilkes Waud


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Edward Wilkes Waud 26,124,321

  • Born: 4 August 1891, Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario
  • Marriage: Ruth Gurnett in 1916 in England
  • Died: 6 April 1918, France aged 26

bullet  General Notes:

Educated initally at Owen Sound, and at Woodstock, Canada. Then went
into journalism and worked for "Rod and Gun", "Montreal Star", and
sporting editor "Montreal Mail".
Enlisted August 1914, 13th Battalion Royal Highlanders of Canada
(Black Watch). Commissioned Lieutenant, April 1915, and became
company commander and Captain in February 1916. Wounded June 1916,
and after recovery appointed Adjutant, Military Hospital, England.
Returned to Battalion in France, 1817 commanding "C" Company, 13th
Battalion. Killed in action 6th April 1918. Buried in Duisans, France.

From: CWGC

Initials: E W
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Captain
Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Unit Text: 13th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 06/04/1918
Additional information: Son of Edward and Margaret Miller Waud, of
Owen Sound, Ontario; husband of Ruth Gurnett (formerly Waud), of 176,
Graham St., Woodstock, Ontario.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. F. 44.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1901 in North Oxford, Ontario.

2. He appeared on the census in 1911 in 4286 Sherbrook, Westmount, Quebec.


Edward married Ruth Gurnett in 1916 in England. (Ruth Gurnett was born in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario.)

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