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 dated March 4, 1918


Background image is a Canadian World War I recruiting poster obtained from:

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