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Robert James Page
Lieut. Robert James Page, whose widow and small daughter, Judith Diane, reside at 87 Mohawk St., was killed in a motorcycle accident at Aldershot, England, on February 12, 1945. With full military honors he was buried in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey. Enlisting at Camp Borden in May, 1942, Lieut. Page was serving with a Canadian Armored Corps and went overseas in June, 1944, reverting from the rank of captain to do so. He had commanded a wireless wing of the Armored Corps at Camp Borden. His active service was of three years' duration, but his interest in the Canadian Army began when he was a member of the Oxford Rifles (Reserve), Woodstock, for nine years, and when he came to Brantford to live, he was in the 2nd Battalion, Dufferin and Haldimand Rifles (Reserve). Prior to his enlistment he was a member of the staff of S. C. Johnson and Son, Ltd. Born in Woodstock, September 17, 1914, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Page, he had many friends there and in Brantford.