Graysmark, Ernest Joseph
Graysmark, Ernest Joseph

Autumn of 1891 to 7 August 1918

War Service:
Private ERNEST JOSEPH GRAYSMARK of 58th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) was killed on 7 August 1918, aged 27.

From Canadian Expeditionary Force Burial Register: Killed in Action. On the night of August 7th 1918, whilst with others from his Company doing trench duty East of Gentilles Wood, in the vicinity of Demuin, they were subjected to heavy shell fire and he was instantly killed by shrapnel.

He is buried in Longueau British Cemetery near Amiens.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered in the Book of Remembrance at St Saviour’s Church, Forest Hill and on the war memorial of the City Dairy Co. Ltd., Niagara Street, Toronto, Canada.

He was born in Lewisham in the autumn of 1891. He was the son of youngest son of George [1855 - 1914] and Emily Graysmark 44, Brookehouse Road, Bellingham who had 6 children, they had previously lived at Forest Hill where the children were all born. His brothers John Thomas and William also died during World War 1 He was the brother-in-law of Mrs. Florence R. Graysmark, of 24A, Ewart Road, Forest Hill, widow of John Thomas.


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