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At around age 50, Charles G. Myers was refused service in the U. S. Navy.  Living on 110 John Street, Charles G. Myers joined the Canadian Army.  Click here to read the short, but interesting article on his service. 

At age 50 in 1918, he was 11 years past an average person’s life span for the times.  Although many lived to be old, the war and the scourge of the Spanish Influenza brought the average person’s life span down to only 39 years old. 

                                                           Written by
                                                              Bob Meli
                                                                July 25, 2011

 

Click here to read an article from
The Evening Record on March 4, 1918

 

Background image is a Canadian World War I recruiting poster

Taken from: http://www.tommy1418.com/wwi-posters.html