William George Buffey

M, #138, b. 9 October 1895, d. 11 May 1970
FatherJohn Victor Buffey
MotherElizabeth Bell
George Buffey c 1963
     William George Buffey was born on Wednesday, 9 October 1895 at Collingwood, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada, and his father was the informant. Dr. (?) McKay attended at the birth. He began military service on 21 August 1915 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, when he signed his attestation papers on Aug 21, 1915 and became regimental #477124, with the Royal Canadian Regiment. His surname was written as Buffy, he was born Oct 9 1895 in Collingwood, Ontario, single, working as a carpenter. He listed his father Victor, Richmond Hill, as his next of kin. He was deemed fit for service on August 25, 1915 and was described as being: 5' 6" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair, Disciple Religion. He had no distinguishing marks. He and Betsy Shaw, daughter of John Shaw and Ida Cecilia Johnston, were married by Reverend R. Walter Wright on Wednesday, 22 August 1917 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as age 21, bachelor, labourer, Methodist. She is listed as age 18, spinster, stenographer, Methodist. Amos Honsberger and Mary Honsberger witnessed the marriage. He was listed as the informant on the death registration of Cyril Buffey. William died on Monday, 11 May 1970 at age 74 years, 7 months and 2 days, obituary states suddenly. He was buried on Thursday, 14 May 1970 at Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada.


Betsy Shaw b. 16 Feb 1898, d. 17 May 1969