Black and white photograph showing uniformed First World War soldier Ed Cock, posing in the doorway of a railway car, presumably at the time of his deployment for overseas service, possibly as part of the 91st Battalion, St. Thomas deployment on June 25, 1916. Cock was Elda Mae Horton Patterson's uncle. The women shown posing with Cock are identified as Annie Cock, left, Cock's sister; and Cock's wife Winnie Kendall Cock, right. The only soldier identified in Library and Archives Canada's database of Canadian Expeditionary Force attestation papers is Lieutenant Albert Edward Cock, 99th Battalion, born April 14, 1886: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=107594.
Black and white photograph of First World War Soldier WIlfred Ernest Nelson (Regt. Number 3131443), included in the Eden Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Vol. 2, page 125. Nelson was born on March 15th, 1894* in Cottam, Ontario. He was drafted into the CEF in January, 1918 and served with the Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion in France and England. He was wounded in the Battle of Amiens in August, 1918, and returned home in April, 1919.
*N.B. The biography of Nelson included on page 125 gives his birth year as 1897, but his Attestation Papers give it as 1894.
See also: Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918, Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=558717
See also: CEF Soldier Detail, Canadian Great War Project: http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=80241