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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_051
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Anthony, Mark
Anthony, Harold Mark
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Windsor, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Tilstock, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Branchton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
France
Windsor, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Tilstock, England
London, Ontario
Branchton, Ontario
Notes
Anthony, Harold Mark Lance Corporal. Lance Corporal Anthony was called into service under the Military Service Act, 1917. He enlisted 13 May 1918 in London, Ontario and was assigned to the 1st Depot Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment. This battalion fought on the Western Front in France and Flanders and returned to Canada in April 1919. Harold Mark Anthony was born 9 March 1895 in Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England. He arrived in Canada 4 May 1911, and settled in Branchton, ON where his occupation prior to the war was labourer. His father, given as his next of kin at enlistment, remained in England. He was Anglican. Mark Anthony, as he came to be known, was married in June 1920. At the time of his marriage his residence is listed as 23 Ainslie Street, Galt, Ontario. He lived with his wife May (nee Hughes) in North Dumfries where he continued working as a labourer. They subsequently moved to 977 Felix Avenue, Windsor Ontario where he became an office clerk. Harold Mark Anthony died in 1970 and is buried in Victoria Memorial Gardens, Essex County. Harry Anthony (1925 - 1996), buried nearby, may have been a son.
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Anthony, Mark Private. His home is in Branchton. He was overseas.
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Branchton Centre Store

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Item
Date Range
Apr 1965
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Branchton Centre Store in Branchton, Ontario. The sign on the building has Coca Cola advertisements on each side and reads "Branchton Centre".
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000888
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
7.6 cm (W) X 7.6 cm (H)
8.9 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Apr 1965
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Branchton Centre Store in Branchton, Ontario. The sign on the building has Coca Cola advertisements on each side and reads "Branchton Centre".
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Advertisements
Commerce
General stores
Signs (Notices)
Stores & shops
Branchton Centre Store
Place
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
According to Hamilton Spectator newspaper articles dated 24 November 1962 and 19 December 1953, Mr. Norman S. Laing took over ownership of the Branchton Centre Store in 1909 from his father, Michael Laing. After Norman Laing's death, his daugther, Marion, continued to run the store until 1956, when she sold it to Mr. and Mrs. William Bell.
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Waterloo Historical Society
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Photograph Collection
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, a red star, a red slash, and a red cross.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_017
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, a red star, a red slash, and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Campbell, John James
Campbell, John
Elliott, Helen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
University of Toronto
World War One, 1914-1918
Military Cross
67th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery
British Expeditionary Force
Place
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Le Sars, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education (secondary)]
Avion, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Arleux, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of post-secondary education and enlistment]
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service and death]
Burlington, Ontario, Canada [Place of employment]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Le Sars, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Avion, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Arleux, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Toronto, Ontario
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Burlington, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
John James Campbell's service number was 337852.
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Campbell, John James Lieutenant. Enlisted April 1916 with 67th University Battery. Took first draft of 50 from Toronto University Battery to England and was transferred to British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.). Anglican. Born January 16, 1890 in North Dumfries on his father's farm. Educated at Riverside School and Galt Collegiate Institute. Graduated from the University of Toronto as Bachelor of Applied Science. Was in the employ of Chipman & Power at the time of enlistment putting in waterworks and sewage at Burlington. Unmarried. He was killed in action October 26, 1917 at Passchendaele after serving in eight battles - Regina French [sic], Oct. 1916; Vimy Ridge, Apr. 1917; Atleaux [sic], April 1917; Fesna, May 1917; La Coulotte, July 1917; Avien [sic], July 1917; Hill 70, August 1917; Passchendaele, Oct. 1917. Was slightly wounded Oct 21, 1917 but remained on duty. Awarded Military Cross October 25, 1917. He was out with two signallers, one was killed, the other wounded. He carried the wounded man over a mile of shell hole district on his back under heavy fire to a place of safety, although he himself was suffering from a wounded hand. His father, Mr. John Campbell, 42 Rose St., Galt, received his military cross last August. Helen Elliott, 27 Rose St., Galt.
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Campbell, Sarah Lockie

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a nurse of Waterloo County
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_022
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
enter Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a nurse of Waterloo County
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Campbell, Sarah Lockie
Campbell, John
Subject Access
Military life
Nurses
Women and the military
World War One, 1914-1918
American Red Cross
American Expeditionary Force
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Buffalo, New York, United States [Place of nursing training and enlistment]
Geographic Access
France
Galt, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Buffalo, New York, United States
Copyright Status
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Campbell, Sarah Lockie Nurse. Enlisted August 1917 with the American Red Cross, No 23 Buffalo Base Hospital. Church of England. Born on her father's farm North Dumfries, September 13, 1891. Educated at Riverside school and Galt Collegiate Institute. Trained in Buffalo General Hospital graduating June 1, 1916. Went overseas in fall of 1917, served almost one and a half years in France with American Expeditionary Force. Still Overseas. John Campbell 42 Rose St., Galt.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_226
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Crump, George A.
Crump, George Alfred
Tonks, Clara
Geraldy, Maria Eleanore
Crump, Frances Charles
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and death]
Gloucester, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Hamilton, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Gloucester, England
Notes
Private Alfred George Crump was born 11 May 1861 in Gloucester, England. On enlistment, he stated his year of birth as 1872. George was the son of Maria Eleanore Geraldy and Frances Charles Crump. In 1892, George married Clara A. Tonks in England. They had three sons and a daughter. Two sons also served in WWI. George and family immigrated to Canada in 1905, residing for several years in Hamilton, Ontario, before moving to Galt, Ontario. In 1911 George was a labourer residing in Galt, Ontario. In 1914 the family were living at North Water Street, Galt, Ontario. George enlisted on 17 October 1916 at Toronto, Ontario with the 216th Battalion C.E.F. Bantams, regimental number 273852. He was a labourer, residing in Galt, Ontario, married, Church of England and next of kin his wife Clara of Galt, Ontario. By 1921 George was residing in North Dumfries, Ontario. By 1929 the family had returned to Galt, Ontario residing at 35 Norfolk Avenue. On 27 April 1940 after being struck by a C.N.R. train at the Hespeler Road and Highway 24 crossing George died of his injuries. He was interred at Mount View Cemetery in Galt, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Crump, George A Private. His address is Galt, R.R.2. He was overseas.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_227
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Crump, William
Crump, William Arthur
Tonks, Clara
Crump, Alfred George
Davies, Anne Florence
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Walthamstow, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and death]
Burnt River, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Fenelon Falls, Ontario
Hamilton, Ontario
Walthamstow, England
Galt, Ontario
Burnt River, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
Private William Arthur Crump was born in Walthamstow, England on 12 July 1894, the second son of Clara Tonks and Alfred George Crump. The family immigrated to Canada in 1905, residing for several years in Hamilton, Ontario before moving to Galt, Ontario. On 25 October 1914 William enlisted with the 18th Battalion at Galt, Ontario, regimental number 53899. He was single, a labourer, and his religion was Church of England. His father Alfred George was next of kin. Prior to enlisting, he was active in the Militia with the 29th. William served overseas for 5 years and three months. His father and brother also served in WWI. By 1921 William a labourer, had married Anne Florence Davies and was living in North Dumfries Township, Ontario. By 1928 he, his wife, two sons and daughter moved to Burnt River where he worked in the lead mines for six months. By the end of 1928, William was living in Fenelon Falls, Ontario where he started working as an electrician at the power house. While on a visit to his parent's home at 35 Norfolk Avenue, Galt, Ontario, William died unexpectedly on 1 May 1929. William is buried at Mount View Cemetery, Galt, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Crump, William Private. His home was in Galt. He was overseas.
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Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_D_035
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Davis, George Harold
Davis, John
Davis, Eliza Sarah (nee Ralph)
Davis, Annie Alice
Davis, Mabel Lilian
Davis, Mildred Kate
Davis, Ralph Wilfrid
Gray, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
Place
Yate, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Yate, England
Galt, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
Private George Harold Davis enlisted in Galt January 15, 1915 with the 34th Battalion of the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, number 602032. On his attestation paper he listed his occupation as a painter, and marital status as single. He shows his next-of-kin to be John Davis of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Davis was born in Yate, Gloucestershire, England on April 14, 1893. He had four sisters (Annie Alice, Mabel Lilian, Mildred Kate, and Maude Gertrude) and one brother (Ralph Wilfrid). His parents were John Davis (1861-1953) and Eliza Sarah (nee Ralph) (1859-1934). A mechanic machinist by trade, he departed Liverpool, England with his brother when he was 18, on the Virginian and arrived in Quebec on June 2, 1911. In 1921, the Census of Canada lists Davis as a farmer living in North Dumfries with his sister Maude, and his mother and father. His brother Ralph married Mary Gray of Galt, on November 26, 1919.
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Davis, George Harold Private. Enlisted at Galt, January 15, 1915 with the 34th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is John Davis, Medicine Hat, Alta.
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Florence Hall farm, North Dumfries, Ontario

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Item
Date Range
1966
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Florence Hall farmhouse, located at R.R. 4 (Regional Road 47), North Dumfries, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000855
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.4 cm (W) X 7.7 cm (H)
12.8 cm (W) X 9 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1966
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Florence Hall farmhouse, located at R.R. 4 (Regional Road 47), North Dumfries, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Farmhouses
Dwellings
Stone buildings
Place
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
The farmhouse was built in 1875.
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Photograph Collection
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Florence Hall farm, North Dumfries, Ontario

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Item
Date Range
1966
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Florence Hall farmhouse, located at R.R. 4 (Regional Road 47), North Dumfries, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000856
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.4 cm (W) X 7.7 cm (H)
12.8 cm (W) X 9 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1966
Date of Publication
1966
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Florence Hall farmhouse, located at R.R. 4 (Regional Road 47), North Dumfries, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Farmhouses
Dwellings
Stone buildings
Place
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
The farmhouse was built in 1875. In 1966, it was owned by Mrs. George P. Moore.
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Photograph Collection
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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Thomas M.
Soldier Last Name
Gemmell
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
Accession Number
WW2_G_052
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Name Access
Gemmell, Thomas M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
Place
North Dumfries [Hometown]
Hamilton [Residence]
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Hamilton, Ontario
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Gemmell, Thomas M. [clipping] 31 Oct 1944 Pte. T.M. Gemmell slightly wounded on western front Word has been received by M. Stephen Gemmell, 9th concession, North Dumfries, that his son Pte. Thomas Mitchell Gemmell, 21, has been slightly wounded in action while fighting on the Western Front. Pte. Gemmell's wounds are described as arm wounds. In a letter to his father, the young Ayr soldier said he had been in hospital for five weeks for a rest and was released on October 5 and wounded on October 13. He is resting in a hospital in Belgium. Pte. Gemmell enlisted at Hamilton in October, 1942, with an armored corps for England in March this year. Before enlisting he was employed as a truck driver in Hamilton. [clipping] 7 March 1945 Pte. Tom Gemmell killed in action Ayr-Word was received in Ayr today that Pte. Thomas Mitchell Gemmell, son of M. Stephen Gemmell, North Dumfries, was killed in ation. No other particulars were included in the official message other than the statement that a letter would follow. Pte. Gemmell, 21, was wounded in action while fighting on the western front on October 15, last year. He had apparently recovered from that wound, which was described as an arm wound, and had returned to action. He enlisted at Hamilton in October, 1942, with an armored Corps. He proceeded overseas in March, 1944. Pte. Gemmell was born in North Dumfries on June 25, 1923. He attended school at Reidsville and was a member of the United church. Prior to enlisting Pte. Gemmell was employed as a truck driver in Hamilton. Surviving are his father and one brother, Robert.
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