Elmer was born in Merlin, Ontario on October 16th, 1909.
He died on October 12th, 1979.
Elmer’s next of Kin are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will & Irene Ward. Elmer was the husband of Verna May Vince. Sons David and Frank and daughter Susan.
Place of Enlistment, Chatham Kent Essex, No. 1 District Depot, Windsor, Ontario. Date of Enlistment October 27, 1942. Enlisted in the Essex Scottish Regt. at Windsor, ON in 1942 Later transferred to RCA – Anti-Tank Regt. He served in Scotland, UK and Continental Europe.
He was wounded with a hip injury, shrapnel, in France. He was discharged September 25, 1945.