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Rev. Harold Payne, Rev. 

Rev. Harold Payne, Rev.

Male 1890 - 1918

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  • Prefix  Rev. 
    Suffix  Rev. 
    Birth  7 Oct 1890  Fogo, , Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Private, 2nd Battalion 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Western University Officer's Corp., London, Ont., Service #270650 
    Military  1917  [1
    WW1 
    Residence  1917  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misfortune  1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence  Fogo, , Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-80274P 
    Died  30 Aug 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Sun Quarry Cemetery, Cherisy, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I80274  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

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    Private Rev. Harold Payne
    Private Rev. Harold Payne

  • Notes 
    • Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Payne Jr., of Fogo Harbor, Newfoundland; husband of Cora Payne, of 162, Rose Avenue, Toronto, Canada. Was an Anglican Minister. Graduated from Huron College in 1916, winning high honours in Divinity and Arts. Enlisted for active service shortly afterwards.

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      "'He is not dead. I know he is still living,' wife Cora told the Star. The brave little lady received a telegram that her soldier husband was killed on August 30." (Toronto Star, Sept 18, 1918)

      "Pte Rev Harold Payne was killed during a brilliant attack upon Upton Wood on Aug 30. Reports from the front state that Pte Payne displayed great courage as he put himself at the head of his platoon after many were killed." (Toronto Star, Nov 28, 1918)

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Name: PAYNE, HAROLD Regimental Number: 270650 Date of Birth: 07/10/1890 Fogo, Newfoundland, residence Preston, mother Dina Payne of Fogo, Newfoundland, Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7670 - 2 Item Number:570636

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate..
      Harold Payne Birth Place: Fogo Newfoundland Age: 27 Estimated birth year: abt 1890 Father Name: James Payne Mother Name: Dinah Oake Spouse Name: Cora Melinda White Spouse's Age:30 Spouse Birth Year: abt 1887 Spouse Birth Place: St Mary's Spouse Father Name: Christopher White Spouse Mother Name: Margaret Salkeld Marriage Date: 7 Apr 1917 Marriage County or District:York

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    4. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

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    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 7 Oct 1890 - Fogo, , Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Fogo, , Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sun Quarry Cemetery, Cherisy, Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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