The Montpelier Examiner, Friday, November 22, 1918
WILLIAM SHORT BADLY WOUNDED ON OCT 9
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Short received a letter last week from their son, William, written on Oct 13, in which he stated that he was in a hospital at Kent, England, having been wounded on Oct 9. He was shot in the jaw and the bone was badly splintered. His teeth had all been extracted and his only means of taking nourishment was through a tube.
He said that his jaw would be in splints for two months of more. he had only recently returned to the front, after recovering from a a slight wound in the neck. He was with the Canadian forces having enlisted at Chicago.