Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/5/2007

Canada’s second-last veteran of First World War dies

Ninety-one years after Percy Dwight Wilson enlisted as a bugle boy, the nation marks his passing – Canada’s second-last First World War veteran.

The death of Mr. Wilson, 106, this week, leaves only John Babcock as the lone Canadian survivor of the Great War.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper paid tribute to the Oshawa resident yesterday. “Today I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Dwight Wilson, one of Canada’s last surviving veterans of the First World War. for more click here

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