William Alexander Newman with his half-brother, McKay.

William Alexander Newman was raised on the Bruce Peninsula, fought and was injured at Ypres. He was shot three different times during the War. After World War One, he raised his family from a home he built at 584 Tupper Street in Port Arthur. His attestation papers can be accessed via Library and Archives Canada.

This information has been contributed to the project by William’s grandson, Phil Cameron.