Pte SCOLLARD, William

Private William Scollard was a 29 year old glass worker living in Montreal but originally from Trallee, County Kerry, Ireland with pre-war Militia service in the 85th Regiment when he attested into the 12th Battalion at Valcartier in September 1916. He arrived at the 15th Battalion in May 1915 as a reinforcement following the battle […]

Lt Evan Ryrie

NOK: Son of Harry and Christine Ryrie, of 1, Highlands Avenue, Toronto, ontario. Mrs Harry Ryrie 1 Highlands Ave., Toronto, ON

Sgt MCKAY, Christopher A.

Sergeant (Drummer) Christopher Adle McKay was a 28 year old farmer from St. Stephen, NB with three years pre-war service in the Militia with the 71st York Regiment when he attested into the 12th Battalion at Valcartier in September 1914. He was initially sent as a reinforcement to the 14th Battalion in August 1915 but […]

A/Cpl INNES, Alexander

Private Alexander Innes was 29 year old carpenter originally from Edinburgh when he attested into the 96th Battalion at Saskatoon in July 1916. He was an Acting Sergeant major when his battalion was absorbed by the 92nd Battalion in the UK and he reverted to the rank of Sergeant. He voluntarily reverted to the rank […]

Pte HOLLAND, John Francis

2393553 Private John Francis Holland was a 28 year old laborer originally from Cheshire, UK and living in Chicago, Illinois when he attested into the 48th draft to the 1st Central Ontario Regiment at Toronto in August 1917. In the summer of 1917 the 48th Highlanders conducted a recruiting drive in the US with parades […]

Pte GREGOIRE, Simeon

Private Simeon Gregoire was a 35 year old miner from Thetford Mines, Quebec with six years pre-war Militia service in the 54th Regiment (Carabiners de Sherbrooke) when he attested into the 12th Battalion at Valcartier in September 1914. He was sent to the 15th Battalion in early May 1915 as a reinforcement following 2nd Ypres […]

Pte DONNACHIE, William

Private William Donnachie was a 30 year old miner originally from Northumberland, England with pre-war service in the Canadian Militia with the 21st Regiment (Essex Fusiliers) when he attested into the 241st Battalion (Scottish Borderers) at Windsor, Ontario in July 1916. In the UK he was transferred to the 5th Reserve Battalion at West Sandling […]

Pte DAVIS, Harry

Private Harry Davis was an 18 year old printer from Guelph, Ontario when he attested into the 123rd Battalion at the Toronto Recruiting Depot in November 1915. He was transferred to the 134th Battalion and from there sent as a reinforcement to the 15th Battalion in November 1916 following the Somme campaign. Serving in No. […]

Pte BRISTOW, Victor

Victor Bristow was 22 year old electrician working for the Toronto Electric Light Company when he attested into the 92ndBattalion at Toronto in August 1915. In the UK he was promoted to Sergeant and became an instructor at Sandling Camp where he remained until 1917. In August of that year he voluntarily reverted to rank […]

Pte BLANCHETTE, Antoine

Private Antoine Blanchard Blanchette was a 27 year old miner from Thetford Mines, Quebec when he attested into the 12th Battalion at Valcartier in September 1914. He was one of the hundreds of reinforcements from units in the UK sent in early May 1915 to rebuild the 15th Battalion following the battle of 2nd Ypres […]