Belford, Franklin R. W.
1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Born August 27, 1894
Died March 15, 1938
Franklin was a student at Bishop’s University with his brother George Percival St. John and was also on the football team. After graduation, he worked at the Bank of Commerce in East Angus before joining the army.
On December 11, 1915 aged 21, Franklin enlisted in the war with his brother Henry in the Western Ontario Regiment (1st Battalion of the Canadian Infantry). He was at war for 20 months before going on leave.