Saturday, November 19, 2011

Sergeant Walter H. Bassett

778929 Sergeant Walter Henry Bassett was born in Randwick, England on February 13, 1874.  At the time of his enlistment he was residing in Richmond Hill, Ontario and was a master tailor by profession.  Sergeant Bassett was married to Comfort Bassett who according to his attestation paper was still living in England when he enlisted. He was already a member of the 12th. Regiment, York Rangers when he enlisted in the 127th York Rangers O.S. Bn on February 4th, 1916 at the age of 42.  Sergeant Bassett would eventually die on March 26th, 1938 at the age of 64.

Lest We Forget

Click on the above link to view attestation document

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