Letter from Anna Durie to Fabian Ware, accusing him and the Commission of lying to her (CWGC Archive).
Wracked with “grief and pain”, she accused the Commission of lying to her, arguing she had been assured Corkscrew Cemetery would not be closed and now her son’s body might be lost.
Article on William Durie’s reburial, Toronto Daily Star, 22 August 1925. CWGC Archive.
The next thing anyone knew about the fate of Anna’s son was an article in the Toronto Daily Star in August 1925 describing his “reverent” funeral service at St. James’ Cemetery, Toronto, Canada. The article proclaimed that “after eight years of effort” she had “succeeded in obtaining custody of his remains”.