Each soldier tells a story. Some stories are more elusive than others.
Harry Heffer is buried in Cherry Valley Cemetery – with his paternal grandparents, parents and sister – not far from his birthplace. He was born on 2 Apr 1890 in Athol Township or in Picton (both in Prince Edward County), the oldest son of James Heffer and Emma Wager. By 1911, he had moved to Toronto, where he worked as a printer at Ontario Press Ltd. He married Gertrude Morris in 1913. Continue reading