The Intelligencer October 12, 1916 (page 1)

“Raymond Granville Hudson Missing. The following letter received by Mrs. P. E. Hudson, of this city tells a story of suffering and possible death by another of Belleville’s sons. Ottawa, Ont., October 10. Mrs. P.E. Hudson, Belleville.

Sincerely regret to inform you, 622,703, Pte. Raymond Granville Hudson, Infantry, officially reported missing Sept. 15th, 1916. Will send further particulars when received. Officer in Charge, Record Office.”

[Note: Private Raymond Granville Hudson died on September 15, 1916. He is commemorated on Page 106 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.]

“Pte. Albert York Wounded. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 11, 1916. Mrs. C. York, 249 William St., Belleville, Ont.

Sincerely regret informing you 456,163 Pte. Albert York, Infantry, officially reported admitted to No. 4 General Hospital, Camiers, Oct 2, gunshot wound hand, wounded right leg. Will send further particulars when received. Officer I.C., Record Office.”

“Pte. Frederick Belton Wounded. Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 11, Mrs. Florence Belton, 58 W. Moira St., Belleville.

Sincerely regret to inform you No. 412086 Pte. Frederick Belton, Infantry, officially reported admitted six general Hospital, Rowen, Oct. 1, 1916, gunshot wound, abdomen, chest. Will send further particulars when received. Officer Record Office.”