Frank Porter

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
739260
Unit at enlistment: 
114th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Cemetery: 
Ohsweken Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuscarora Township, Six Nations, Ontario
Commemorated at: 
S.S. No. 2 Roll of Honour, Ohsweken
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Hay presser
Religious denominations: 
Methodist
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
18

Letters and documents

BX June 3, 1936

Indian Victim of Accident – Frank Porter, Former Six Nations Resident, Met Death at Buffalo

Frank Porter, former well known resident of the Six Nations Reservation and a veteran of the Great War, was accidentally killed in Buffalo yesterday, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Porter, who reside on the Reservation, a half mile north of Ohsweken.

Although only meager details of the accident have been received, it is believed that Mr. Porter met his death in a motor car accident.

He had been a resident of Buffalo for a number of years, working there at the roofing trade.  As a youth he enlisted with the 114th Haldimand Battalion and served overseas.  He is 37 years old and is survived besides his parents by his widow and two children.

BX June 4, 1936

Frank Porter

The funeral of Frank Porter, former well known resident of the Six Nations Reservation who met a tragic death in Buffalo, took place this afternoon.  A private service was held at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Porter, near Ohsweken, followed by a public service in the Ohsweken Baptist Church.  Interment was in the Baptist Church Cemetery.  Rev. F. Ashton officiated.  The service at the church was largely attended.  Great War veterans turning out in memory of the deceased, who was a veteran and in sympathy with his father, who also served in the Great War.