The Unlucky Major Summerford
In 1918 while fighting in Flanders field, Major Summerford was knocked off from his horse by a flash of lightning and he was paralyzed below his waist. In 1924 in Vancouver after he retired from the service, while fishing alongside the river, he was again struck by lightning leaving his right side paralyzed. In 1930, after he recovering and was talking a walk in a park when a lightning bolt smashed him and permanently paralyzed him. He died in 1932 and lastly, four years after his death, news was that lightning struck a cemetery and had destroyed a tombstone and the deceased buried there was Major Summerford.