Pte. William Edwin BLACK

Pte. William Edwin BLACK

Male 1913 - 1944  (31 years)

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  • Name William Edwin BLACK  [1
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 7 Mar 1913  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Gravestone Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WW II, R.C.R., killed in action in Italy 
    Died 3 Sep 1944  , , , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tavernelle, Ancona, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31277  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 

    Father Thomas Edwin BLACK,   b. 15 Mar 1875, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1951, Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Maria WILSON,   b. 17 Sep 1880, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1968  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1900  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F2084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Black, Thomas (middle) with sons Bill (l) & Hugh (r)
    Black, Thomas (middle) with sons Bill (l) & Hugh (r)
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Black, Pte William Edwin in Italy
    Black, Pte William Edwin in Italy
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Black, Wm Edwin on Harley, 1934
    Black, Wm Edwin on Harley, 1934
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Black, Wm Edwin with airplane
    Black, Wm Edwin with airplane
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Black, Thomas & Maria & family:  Bill, Hilda, Thomas, Maria, Hugh, Vera
    Black, Thomas & Maria & family: Bill, Hilda, Thomas, Maria, Hugh, Vera
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Black siblings:  Bill, Vera, Hugh & Inis
    Black siblings: Bill, Vera, Hugh & Inis
    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006
    Honor Role WWII, Ross Presbyterian Church
    Honor Role WWII, Ross Presbyterian Church
    Photograph provided by Wilda Johnston

    Documents
    Mil-Black, Pte. William Edwin killed in action
    Mil-Black, Pte. William Edwin killed in action
    The Cobden Sun, Sept 28, 1944 p. 8
    Mil-Black, Pte. William Edwin memorial service
    Mil-Black, Pte. William Edwin memorial service
    The Cobden Sun, Sept 28, 1944 p. 5
    Black, Pte. William Edwin 'Dies Gallant Death' (military)
    Black, Pte. William Edwin "Dies Gallant Death" (military)
    Newspaper clipping from the collection of Brenda Millar, 2018
    Black, Wm Edwin news article
    Black, Wm Edwin news article
    from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Black, Thomas E. & Maria nee Wilson; 
Son - Pte William E Black
    Gravestone-Black, Thomas E. & Maria nee Wilson; Son - Pte William E Black
    Ross Presbyterian Cemetery, Ross Twp
    photographed by Clarke Johnson
    provided to Fay Bennett, 2002
    Gravestone-Black, William Edwin (Military)
    Gravestone-Black, William Edwin (Military)
    Ancona War Cemetery, Tavernelle, Ancona, Italy

    Photograph from the collection of Anne Stoner, Black Reunion, 2006

  • Notes 
    • Cobden of the Past by Faysgenealogy
      November 10, 2019
      ...Cobden of the Past WWII Casualties
      Pte. William Edwin Black, son of Thomas Edwin Black and Maria Wilson, was born on 7 Mar 1913 in Ross Twp., killed in action on 3 Sep 1944 in the Mediterranean Theatre of War, Italy aged 31, and was buried in Ancona War Cemetery, Ancona, Provincia di Ancona, Marche, Italy. Pte. Black served in the Western Ontario Regiment, Royal Canadian Regiment, Canadian Army, Service Number A106773. He was the brother of Violet Whitton, Hilly Rankin, Vera Eady, Iris Wagner and Hugh Black.

  • Sources 
    1. [S194] FTM file of Willis Burwell, Burwell, Willis.

    2. [S903] Newspaper - BMD Pembroke Newspapers, Vol 1 1900-1906, (Compiled by Members of UOVGG, Pembroke, ON 2003).

    3. [S777] "Ontario Birth Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), 042049 Ross Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Mary Inis Black  b.May 13 1909 S 1/2 Lot 13 Con 9 Ross Twp;, to Thomas Edwin Black, farmer, and Maria Wilson; who were married Ross Twp; Nov 1900 Dr Jonathan Brown,  informant, mother; Forester's Falls

    4. [S416] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at J Wilson, Ross;  by R MacNabb
      Wit: John A Wilson, Jennie Wilson