Titre: "Gordon Seal Killed in Action" August 1918 (from Mary-Louise Pickering Thomson scrapbooks)
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Source: Archives of Manitoba, P6648/3, Item 2, Scrapbook April 1915- Dec 1927, p. 13
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GORDON SEAL
KILLED IN ACTION
OTHER NAMES FOR CITY AND DISTRICT
APPEARING IN CASUALTY
LISTS
Another Portage soldier has made
the supreme sacrifice on the battle
field in France, this time in the
person of Pte. [Private] Gordon Rooke Seal,
eldest son Mr. and Mrs. George
Seal, formerly of this city but now
of Detroit. Such was the information
received by his parents a few
days ago, when they were officially
notified that their son had been
killed in action on Aug. [August] 13, word
to this effect having been received
in this city yesterday by Mrs. Harry Irwin.
Pte. [Private] Seal was a well known Por-
tage boy and received his education
at the local Collegiate, after which
he accepted a position in the office
of the Lake of the Woods Milling
Company. Five years ago, accom-
panied by his parents, he moved to
Detroit, where he enlisted with
with [duplication] the 44th Field Battery. He
trained at Petawawa and last No-
vember left Guelph for overseas.
Pte. [Private] Seal was 22 years of age, and
has another brother now on the firing
line. Mrs. R. G. T. Simpson, of the city, is a cousin of the late
Pte. [Private] Seal.

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