George Webb

Regimental number: 
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Survived the war: 
Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford, Ontario
Birth country: 
Birth county: 
Birth city: 
Address at enlistment: 
7 Elizabeth Street, Brantford, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
7 Elizabeth Street, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Chandelier builder
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
Marital status: 
Age at enlistment: 

Letters and documents

BX April 23, 1917

Brant Casualty List Mounts Up – 22 Today – Twenty-Two Names of Local or County Men Given Out Today – First Brant Battalion Draft Suffered Severely

Issued today is one of the lengthiest weekend casualties lists yet made public since the outbreak of war. In the list are given 19 Brantford men, all of whom with one exception were wounded. Three Simcoe men, two Paris men and one Burford man are also in the list. Many are official confirmations. The Expositor having previously mentioned them. 

Mrs. S.A. Webb, of 7 Elizabeth Street, has received word from Ottawa, that her son Pte. George Webb who enlisted with the 125th Battalion has been admitted to No. 3. Hospital at Boulogne suffering from a gunshot wound in the left knee.

BX June 14, 1961

George Webb

George Webb of 245 Greenwich Street died Tuesday at the Brantford General Hospital.  Born in England 62 years ago. Mr. Webb was a resident of Brantford for 50 years.  He was a former employee of the Cockshutt Farm Equipment Company.  A veteran of the First World War, Mr. Webb served in England and France with the 125th Battalion and was wounded in France in 1917.  He was a member of the Woodmen of the World, Local 458 UAW, CLC.  He was also a member of the Canadian Choir, directed by Frederic Lord, when they toured Europe.  Surviving are Mrs. Webb, the former Dorothy Gibbs; two step-daughters, Mrs. Harold (Doris) Jones of Ingersoll, and Mrs. J.R. (June) Lindsay of Toronto; one brother, Cyril of Brantford; one sister, Miss Anne Webb of Brantford; four grandchildren.  Mr. Webb is resting at the Beckett Funeral Home for service Friday at 2 p.m.  Archdeacon F.J. McRitchie of Grace Anglican Church will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.