Walter DelaneyFebruary 8, 1893Yarmouth, NSYarmouth, NS245 feet, 11 inchesFairBrownDark BrownMarriedStevedoreChurch of EnglandEthel Delaney (Wife) Yarmouth, NS1099385Sergeant29th Battery Canadian Field Artillery January 26, 1917256th Railway Construction BattalionYarmouth NSNo. 10 Canadian Railway TroopsEngland, FranceMarch 24, 1919 (Halifax) (On Demobilization)Walter Delaney was the son of Walter Delaney and Sophia Delaney of Yarmouth, and father of two girls, May and Hilda.He arrived in England on April 29, 1917, and embarked for service in France on June 17, 1917. He was promoted to Corporal on October 15, 1917 and to Sergeant on March 14, 1918. He served with No.10 Canadian Railway Troops in France. During his service in France he was granted eight days leave in Paris (February 1918) and fourteen days leave in the United Kingdom. He returned to Canada on the SS Belgic disembarking at Halifax on March 2, 1919.
Walter Delaney and Ethel Delaney with grandchildren.photo courtesy of Catherine Lombard-Nixon
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