George E. Wesley Himes

ID # 2396, (1897-1962)
FatherJohn James Himes (1869-1941)
MotherNellie Godfrey (1874-1939)
BirthGeorge E. Wesley Himes was born on 14 August 1897 at Galt, Ont.. 
MarriageHe married Ethel Andrews
DeathHe died on 20 July 1962 at Galt, Waterloo Co., Ontario, at age 64. 
BurialHe was buried on 23 July 1962 at Trinity Anglican Cemetery Galt. 
NoteBirth reg. 042767-97 Galt, Waterloo Co.
George E. Wesley Himes born Aug. 14, 1897. Parents John Himes and Nellie Godfrey. The father is shown as a moulder. The informant was Dr. E.R. Woods.

George served with the local Galt militia, the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, before going overseas during the First World War. He was with two or three different battalions during his service.

George's brother Norm had the family fame so far as playing professional hockey was concerned, but George played with a local Galt team and was considered to be an excellent hockey player.

The Waterloo County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society provides a transcription of Trinity Anglican Cemetery in Cambridge. The stone reads:

Himes/ In loving memory of/ George W. Himes/ Aug. 14, 1897 - July 20, 1962/ his wife/ Ethel M.
Andrews/ Aug. 23, 1898 - Feb. 8, 1973/ At rest/ (veteran's cross)

The Brant County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society has transcribed marriage, confirmation, and burial records for Trinity Anglican Church in Galt. Burial dates, in particular, for George and Ethel, are taken from this transcription. 
Last Edited14 Dec 2017