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It is mentioned in the obituary for Elias Wentzell that his son Harry was serving in the RCN. The obituary for Elias Wentzell is published in the Bridgewater Bulletin, 20 May 1959. No other information on Harry Wentzell is known.
Wednesday, May 20th, 1959 The Bridgewater Bulletin Page Six
OBITUARY - Elias Wentzell The death of Elias Wentzell took place at his home in Lantz Siding Wednesday, April 29th, at the age of 53. He had been in failing health for the past eight months. Born at Upper Branch, Lunenburg County (.....), who predeceased him 25 years ago. An employee of L.E. Shaw Company, Mr. Wentzell lived at Lantz Siding for the past 25 years. He was a faithful member of Christ Church, in which he attended to until his health prevented him to do so. A kind and loving husband and father, he will be missed by his family, friends and neighbours. Always ready to lend a helping hand to those he could help. Besides his wife, Winnifred, he is survived by three sons, Leigh, Lantz; Fernald, a student at the University of Kings Collage; Harry, with the Royal Canadian Navy; six brothers, Darius, Archie and Freeman, all of Baker Settlement; Currie, West Clifford; Charlie, Upper Branch; Stewart, Rose Bay; a sister, Mrs. Wendell Crouse, Hemford. Three brothers and a sister predeceased him several years ago. The funeral was held from Chrish Church, Lantz, May 2nd, at 11 o'clock. Interment at Dutch Settlement Cemetery. The floral offerings were many and beautiful.