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Mortars, September, 1917. Principal actions: Somme, 1916;
Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, 1917; Amiens, Cambrai, Mons, 1918.
Demobilized, 21st March, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank,
6th October, 1919.

Cabling, Harry Verity — Sergeant. Born 10th November,
1894, at Exeter, Ontario, Canada. Father, Thomas B. Carling
(deceased). Educated at Exeter High School and Brantford
Collegiate Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 12th August,
1912. Enlisted, 22nd March, 1918, from Cornwall branch, in 71st
Depot Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, with the rank of Gunner.
Transferred to Canadian Reserve Artillery, 5th July, 1918. Pro-
moted Corporal (Clerk), March, 1919; Sergeant (Clerk), April,
1919. Service: Employed after the signing of the Armistice, in
demobilization work in England. Demobilized, 12th July, 1919.
Returned to duty with the Bank, 1st August, 1919.

Carmichael, Alexander Harper — Lieutenant. Born 8th
December, 1892, at Greenock, Scotland. Father, John Carmichael,
Station Agent and Author (deceased). Educated at Glasgow.
Entered the service of the Bank, 20th January, 1913. Enlisted,
September, 1915, from North Victoria branch, in 72nd Battalion,
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, with the rank of Private. Pro-
moted Lance-Corporal, June, 1916; Lieutenant, June, 1917.
Principal actions: Ypres, Kemmel, 1916; Amiens, Drocourt-
Queant, Hindenburg Line, Cambrai, 1918. Shrapnel wounds in
the thighs, knee and forearm, at Cambrai, 29th September, 1918.
Demobilized, 11th February, 1919. Returned to duty with the
Bank, 20th February, 1919.



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Carmichael, Colin — Lieutenant, M.C. Born 11th August,
1892, at Smithdale, Ontario, Canada. Father, Donald Carmichael,
Farmer (deceased). Educated at CoUingwood Collegiate Institute.
Entered the service of the Bank, 5th April, 1911. Enlisted, 4th
October, 1915, from Hamilton branch, in 114th Canadian Battalion,
with the rank of Private. Transferred to 3rd Reserve Battalion,
Shorncliffe, England; 19th Canadian Battalion, France. Promoted
Sergeant, October, 1915; Lieutenant, 15th November, 1915.
Principal actions: Amiens, Arras, 1918.
Awarded
The Military Cross
(Arras-Drocourt-Queant Switch Line)
(27th-28th August, 1918)
"When casualties hml greatly reduced the strength
of his company, this officer organized two companies
into one, and, with only one other officer to assist
him, continued the advance." (London Gazette.)
Wounded (gun shot), in the scalp, 28th August, 1918. Demob-
ilized, April, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 24th April,
1919. Retired from the service of the Bank, 31st March, 1920,
to accept a position with a firm of Chartered Accountants.

Carmichael, Peter MacEwan — Corporal. Born 29th April,
1886, at Glasgow, Scotland. Father, Robert Carmichael (deceased).
Cotton Broker. Educated at Hutcheson's Grammar School.
Entered the service of the Bank, 27th September, 1912. Enlisted,
7th January, 1918, from Winnipeg branch, in 1st Depot Battalion,
with the rank of Private. Transferred to 18th Canadian Reserve
Battalion, 23rd September, 1918, stationed at Seaford, Sussex,
England. Promoted Lance-Corporal, 21st January, 1918; Cor-
poral, 28th February, 1918. Service: Employed as Orderly-room
Corporal. Demobilized, 24th June, 1919. Returned to duty with
the Bank, 27th October, 1919.

^Carmichael, Wilmore Lorne — Lieutenant. Born 4th
August, 1894, at Smithdale, Ontario, Canada. Father, Donald
Carmichael, Farmer (deceased). Educated at CoUingwood Colleg-
iate Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 7th August, 1912.
Enlisted, 13th September, 1916, from Watrous branch, in 196th
Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to 4th
Canadian Battalion, in France, June, 1917. Promoted Lieutenant,
March, 1917.

Killed in Action, at Hill 70, 17th August, 1917.
(Brother of C. Carmichael.)



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Carnwith, William Robert — Lieutenant, M.C. Born 8th
August, 1891, at Merrickville, Ontario, Canada. Father, John
Charles Carnwith, Tinsmith. Educated at Merrickville. Entered
the service of the Bank, 22nd January, 1912. Enlisted, 24th
February, 1916, from St. Thomas branch, in 156th Canadian
Battalion, with the rank of Lieutenant. Transferred to 6th
Reserve Battalion, 24th February, 1918; 2nd Canadian Battalion,
10th April, 1918. Principal actions: Amiens, Arras, Bourlon Wood,
1918.

Awarded
The Military Cross
for
"Conspicuous gallantry and able leadership in com-
mand of a platoon during the successful operations
north of Bourlon Wood on the 27th September, 1918.
At a critical period of the operations when the bat-
talion was held up, he went forward to review the
situation under very heavy fire; he then man-
oeuvred his platoon to a flank, thus turning the
enemy's position, and enabled the attack to
proceed." {London Gazette, 8th March, 1919.)

Wounded (machine gun bullet) in the thigh (slight), 27th Septem-
ber, 1918. Demobilized, 1st February, 1919. Returned to duty
with the Bank, 20th February, 1919. Retired from the service
of the Bank, 1st September, 1920.

Carpenter, Raymond Hurtel — Private. Born 28th Dec-
ember, 1895, at Chicago, lUinois, U.S.A. Father, Alvin Cook
Carpenter, Printer. Educated at Seaforth Separate School and
Seaforth Collegiate Institute. Entered the service of the Bank,
25th January, 1912. Enlisted, 22nd March, 1916, from Richmond
branch, in 161st Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private.
Transferred to 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles. Principal actions:
Arras, 1918. Wounded (shrapnel) in the head and right leg, 28th
August, 1918. Demobilized, 29th March, 1919. Returned to
duty with the Bank, 12th May, 1919.

Carr, George Hubert Sheriff — Private. Born 14th Sep-
tember, 1898, at Thorold, Ontario, Canada. Father, George
Hannay Carr, Managing Director, Prince Albert Fuel Company.
Educated at King's School, Canterbury, and Prince Albert High
School. Entered the service of the Bank, 23rd August, 1915.
EnHsted, 11th November, 1916, from Nokomis branch, in 243rd



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Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to
15th Canadian Reserve Battalion, Bramshott, 10th June, 1917;
5th Canadian Battalion, 1st March, 1918. Principal actions:
Arras, Cambrai, Outpost fighting along the Sensee River, 1918.
Wounded (shrapnel) in the neck, 27th Juljs 1918. Demobilized,
24th April, 1919. Subsequent occupation: Taking up Chartered
Accountancy.

Carran, Henry Edward — Sergeant. Born 29th December,
1893, at Birkenhead, England. Father, Henry Edward Carran
(deceased). Educated at Harbord Collegiate Institute, Toronto.
Entered the service of the Bank, 16th September, 1912. Enlisted,
21st February, 1918, from Toronto branch, in Central Ontario
Regiment, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Clearing
Services Command, 18th September, 1918. Promoted Corporal,
18th May, 1918; Sergeant, 21st October, 1918. Service: BattaHon
Orderly Room Corporal to Central Ontario Regiment Detachment
at Quebec City, 18th May to 18th September, 1918; Orderly Room
Sergeant, Clearing Service Command, Quebec, 21st October, 1918,
to 5th February, 1919; Orderly Room Clerk No. 1, Trans-Atlantic
Conducting Staff, 5th February, 1919. Returned to duty with the
Bank, 13th February, 1920.

Carroll, Joseph Edward — Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born 15th
July, 1896, at Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. Father, James Carroll,
Sailmaker, U.S. Navy Yard, Brooklyn. Educated at Public
School No. 58, and Commercial High School, Brooklyn. Entered
the service of the Bank, 20th September, 1915. Enlisted, 17th June,
1918, from New York agency, in United States Navy, with the rank
of Seaman. Service: Served at U.S. Naval Training Station, New
London, Connecticut, U.S.A. Demobilized, 5th September, 1918,
on account of defective eyesight. Returned to duty with the Bank,
28th September, 1918. Released from the Bank's service, 7th
April, 1919.

Carroll, Reginald Sheridan — Captain, A.F.C. Born 7th
May, 1897, at London, Ontario, Canada. Father, Percy Luscombe
Carroll, Fine Arts. Educated at Dulwich College, London,
England. Entered the service of the Bank, 30th January, 1915.
Enlisted, 24th August, 1915, from Toronto branch, in Queen's Own
Rifles, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Royal Flying
Corps, 20th November, 1915, as Second Lieutenant. Promoted
Lieutenant, 1st August, 1916; Captain, 1st March, 1918. Service:
Engaged as Flying Oflacer Pilot throughout the Somme Campaign,



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from 1st July, 1916, to 31st December, 1916; Experimental work.
Royal Air Force; Peace Conference Pilot between London and
Paris.

Awarded
The Air Force Cross
for
Carrying out experimental tests
on all types of aircraft.
Slightly wounded in the nose and under the right eye, 20th Septem-
ber, 1916, by anti-aircraft fire. Demobilized, 1st June, 1919.
Subsequent occupation: Foreign Manager for a firm of Aircraft
Constructors, Cricklewood, London, England. 314.

Carson, Alexander Black — Gunner. Born 3rd April, 1889,
at Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Father, Alexander James Edwin Carson
(deceased). Educated at Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Entered the
service of the Bank, 16th January, 1913. Enlisted, 10th May,
1918, from Mission City branch, in 5th Royal Canadian Garrison
Artillery, with the rank of Gunner. Demobilized, 22nd December,
1918. Returned to duty with the Bank, 27th January, 1919.

Castle, Frederick George — Driver. Born 11th December,
1897, at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Father, G. Castle (deceased).
Entered the service of the Bank, 10th January, 1916. Enlisted,
31st January, 1916, from Market, Toronto, branch, in 13th
Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, with the rank of Driver.
DemobiHzed, 23rd June, 1919.

Caswall, Frank Esdaile — Staff Sergeant. Born 1st Dec-
ember, 1888, at Norwich, Norfolk, England. Father, Robert H.
Caswall (retired). Educated at The Commercial School, Norwich.
Entered the service of the Bank 11th March, 1912. Enlisted,
August, 1914, from Head Office, Toronto, in 3rd Battalion, Toronto
Regiment, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Accountant
General's Department, April, 1916. Promoted Lance-Corporal,
April, 1915; Corporal, March, 1916; Sergeant, January, 1917;
Staff Sergeant, September, 1918. Principal actions: Ypres,
Givenchy, Festubert, Ploegsteert Wood, 1915.

Gates, John Henry — Lieutenant. Born 13th July, 1896.
Father, Charles H. Gates, Contractor. Entered the service of the
Bank, 14th February, 1916. Enlisted, June, 1916, from East
Vancouver branch, in Motor Boat Patrol Service of the Navy,
with the rank of Sub-Lieutenant. Promoted Lieutenant.



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Caton, Arthur Carlisle — Lance-Corporal. Born 29th
November, 1890, at Carlisle, England. Father, Thomas Caton,
Commercial Traveller. Educated at Chatsworth School, Carlisle.
Entered the service of the Bank, 13th June, 1910. Enlisted, 6th
August, 1914, from London, England, branch, in 16th London
Regiment (Queen's Westminsters), with the rank of Rifleman.
Transferred to 17th Gloucester Regiment, August, 1917. Promoted
Lance-Corporal, September, 1918. Principal actions: Armen-
tieres, 1914 (1914 Star); Ypres, Hooge, 1915; Somme, 1916;
Gommecourt, 1st July, 1916; Leuze Wood, Combles, September,

1916. Wounded (shrapnel) in the left thigh, 24th September, 1916
(severe). Demobilized, 25th January, 1919. Returned to duty
with the Bank, 10th February, 1919.

Note: Mr. Caton writes:

"With the majority of my regiment and other regiments on
either side, I participated in the fraternisation with the Germans on
Christmas Day, 1914. The Germans — they were Saxons —
seemed fairly decent fellows and, even at that early date, were
heartily sick of the war. The experience, while rather uncanny
owing to the suspicion of treachery on the part of the Boche, was
novel and interesting." 4, 5, 23, 26, 33, 163.

Caughey, Samuel Walker — Sergeant. Born 25th July,
1893, at Ballyhalbert, County Down, Ireland. Father, Francis
Caughey, Farmer. Educated at Connell's Civil Service Institute,
Belfast. Entered the service of the Bank, 2nd April, 1913.
Enlisted, 20th January, 1916, from Kincaid branch, in 107th
Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to
3rd Battahon, Canadian Engineers, 29th May, 1918. Promoted
Sergeant, 1st November, 1916. Service: Attached to Canadian
Section, 3rd Echelon, General Headquarters, from 25th February,

1917, to 14th January, 1918, as Orderly Room Sergeant. Rejoined
Unit in the Field, 16th January, 1918. Returned to Canadian
Section, 3rd Echelon, General Headquarters, 2nd June, 1918.
Returned to duty with the Bank, 5th August, 1919.

Caw, John Ashton — Lieutenant. Born 18th April, 1892, at
Cupar, Fife, Scotland. Father, James Matthew Caw, Doctor
(deceased). Educated at Epsom College. Entered the service of
the Bank, 17th December, 1909. Enlisted, November, 1914, from
Langham branch, in 22nd Saskatchewan Light Horse (32nd Bat-
talion), with the rank of Private. Transferred to 5th Canadian
Battalion, April, 1915; 15th Reserve Battalion, July, 1917; Royal
Flying Corps, November, 1917. Promoted Corporal, Sergeant



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and Lieutenant. Principal actions: Festubert, May, 1915; Ypres,
1916. Wounded (gun shot) in the left arm, 25th May, 1915;
wounded (shrapnel) in the back and the neck, June, 1916; aero-
plane crash — concussion — 3rd July, 1918. Demobilized, 24th Jan-
uary, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 15th February,
1919. 143.

Chaddock, Horace Albert — Lieutenant. Born 22nd
March, 1895, at Cookshire, Quebec, Canada. Father, Robert H.
Chaddock, Farmer. Educated at Cookshire Academy. Entered
the service of the Bank, 19th March, 1912. Enlisted, 11th Feb-
ruary, 1915, from Dunham branch, in 5th Canadian Mounted
Rifles, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Canadian Machine
Gun Corps, 23rd April, 1918. Promoted Corporal, 17th August,
1916; Sergeant, 2nd October, 1916; Lieutenant, 1st July, 1917.
Principal actions: Ypres, Somme, 1916; Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, 1917;
Amiens, Arras, Valenciennes, Cambrai, Mons, 1918. Shrapnel
wound (slight), in the right knee, 1st October, 1916. Demobilized,
20th March, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 10th April,
1919.

Challenor, Henry Richard Haynes — Lieutenant. Born
6th July, 1880, at Barbados, British West Indies. Father, Robert
Challenor (deceased). Educated at Harrison College, Barbados.
Entered the service of the Bank, 15th April, 1901. Enlisted, 9th
December, 1915, from Bloor & Dufferin, Toronto, branch, where
he was Manager, in 123rd (Grenadier) Battalion, with the rank
of Lieutenant. Transferred to 170th Battalion, February, 1916,
with the rank of Captain. Reverted to Lieutenant and joined
20th Canadian Battalion, July, 1917. Transferred to Canadian
Army Pay Corps, May, 1918. Principal actions. Lens, 1917;
Passchendaele, October and November, 1917. Invalided to Eng-
land — trench fever and slight gas poisoning — January, 1918.
Returned to duty with the Bank, 31st May, 1919. 216.

Chapman, Charles Frederick — Private. Born 6th May,
1893, at Mitchell, Ontario, Canada. Father, Harry R. Chapman,
Printer. Educated at Mitchell High School. Entered the service
of the Bank, 1st June, 1911. Enlisted, 4th January, 1916, from
Vermilion branch, in 151st Canadian Battalion, with the rank of
Private. Transferred to 49th (Edmonton) Battahon, 21st Nov-
ember, 1916; Alberta Regimental Depot, Bramshott, 19th Decem-
ber, 1917. Service and principal actions: Trench warfare, during
the Winter of 1916-17; Vimy Ridge, 9th April, 1917; Avion, 9th



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June, 1917. Gun shot wound in the left hip and back, 9th June,
1917. Demobilized, 25th May, 1918, on account of being medi-
cally unfit for further military service. Returned to duty with
the Bank, 4th June, 1918.

Chard, Arthur Bruce — Private. Born 27th December,
1892, at Flesherton, Ontario, Canada. Father, William Chard,
Farmer. Educated at Rock Mills Public School, and Flesherton
High School. Entered the service of the Bank, 14th October, 1911.
Enlisted, 18th February, 1918, from Biggar branch, in 1st Depot
Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, with the rank of Private.
Transferred to No. 2 Special Service Company, 1st April, 1918;
2nd Battalion, Canadian Garrison Regiment, 1st July, 1918.
Service: Engaged on 1st Central Ontario Regiment ration transport
duty, and as Clerk at North Toronto Military Orthopaedic Hospital
(Davisville). Demobilized, 20th August, 1918, on account of being
medically unfit for Overseas service.

Charles, Edward Percy — Lieutenant. Born 1st October,
1886, at Birmingham, England. Father, Edward John Charles,
Constructional Engineer. Educated at Cheltenham College.
Entered the service of the Bank, 17th February, 1906. Enlisted,
23rd October, 1915, from Langham branch, in Princess Patricia's
Canadian Light Infantry, with the rank of Private. Transferred
to Royal Flying Corps, 17th June, 1916, with the rank of Second
Lieutenant. Promoted Lieutenant, 29th August, 1917. Prin-
cipal actions: Beaumont Hamel, November, 1916; Serre, Grand-
court, Miraumont, Pys, Irles, Achiet-le-Grand, Le Sars, Bapaume,
Bullecourt, Queant, Pronville, Noreuil, Lagnicourt, Ypres salient,
Messines, 1917.

Mentioned in Despatches

for

Gallant and Distinguished Service in the Field.

Returned to duty with the Bank, 11th September, 1919. 197, 288.

Charles, Gordon — Private. Born 22nd June, 1895, at
Norval, Ontario, Canada. Father, John Charles, Paper Baler in
The Robert Simpson Company Limited. Educated at Streetsville
Public and High Schools. Entered the service of the Bank, 18th
April, 1912. Enlisted, 6th April, 1916, from Toronto branch, in
170th Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred
to 75th Canadian Battalion, December, 1916; 12th Reserve Bat-
talion, Witley, June, 1917; 75th Canadian Battalion, November,
1917; 12th Reserve Battahon, January, 1918. Principal actions:



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Vimy Ridge, 1917; Bourlon Wood, 1918. Wounded, Vimy Ridge,
9th April, 1917; Bourlon Wood, 28th September, 1918. Demob-
ilized, nth June, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 17th
November, 1919.

Chawneh, William Henry — Lieutenant. Born 23rd Nov-
ember, 1894, at Drogheda, Ireland. Father, William J. Chawner,
Civil Servant. Educated at Municipal Technical Institute and
Skerry's College, Belfast, Ireland. Entered the service of the
Bank, 30th August, 1912. Enlisted, 16th October, 1914, from
Winnipeg branch, in 27th Canadian BattaHon, with the rank of
Private. Transferred to Srd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, 5th
October, 1915; 7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, 12th July, 1916.
Promoted Second Lieutenant, 5th October, 1915; Lieutenant, 1st
July, 1917. Principal actions: Somme, 1916; Ypres, August;
1917. Received minor wounds in the arms and legs, July, 1916,
shell shock, Somme, September, 1916. Demobilized, 11th Nov-
ember, 1918. Returned to duty with the Bank, 26th May, 1919.

Chelew, George Morley — Sergeant. Born 12th August,
1895. Father, Alfred Chelew, Lumberman. Entered the service
of the Bank, 11th September, 1911. Enlisted, July, 1918, from
Yonge & Queen, Toronto, branch. Returned to duty with the
Bank, 5th February, 1919. Retired from the service of the Bank,
13th March, 1919, to enter into business with his brother.

[•J-Child, James Martin — Captain, M.C. Born?20th October,
1893, at Leytonstone, Essex, England. Father, Tylney Harris
Child, Accountant. Educated at Ley ton County High School.
Entered the service of the Bank, 27th November, 1912. EnHsted,
20th November, 1914, from Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, branch,
in 2nd Canadian Overseas Contingent. Transferred to 13th
Durham Light Infantry, 5th March, 1915, with the rank of Second
Lieutenant; Royal Air Force, 1915, afterwards receiving a com-
mission in the Regular Army, Manchester Regiment, attached to
Royal Air Force. Promoted Lieutenant, April, 1916, and subse-
quently promoted Captain. On active service in France from
May, 1916, to 10th February, 1918. Principal actions: Ypres,
1917; Arras, St. Quentin, Cambrai, 1918.
Awarded
The Military Cross
"While leading a patrol he encountered four enemy
scouts, one of which he destroyed. On another
occasion he attacked one of two enemy two-seater



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machines which he encountered over the enemy's
lines. He disabled the machine and skilfully turned it
towards our lines, where the enemy i)ilot was forced
to land, and he and his observer were taken prisoner.
On another occasion he attacked five enemy scouts,
one of which he destroyed. He showed the greatest
judgment and determination." {London Gazette.)
Also Awarded

The Belgian Order of Leopold
and

The Belgian Croix de Guerre.

Mentioned in Despatches
for
Gallant and Distinguished Service in the Field.
Killed on Active Service, 23rd August, 1918.
Note: During the visit of a number of Italian Generals to
the French Front, the Royal Air Force was requested by the
French authorities to provide an exhibition flight. Captain Child
was chosen and was warmly congratulated for his efficiency and
skiU.

Chipman, Reginald Wemtss — Lieutenant. Born 5th June,

1892, at Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Father, Wilford Henry
Chipman (deceased), late Manager, The Canadian Bank of Com-
merce, Middleton, N.S. Educated at Macdonald Consohdated
School and Truro Academy. Entered the service of the Bank,
10th April, 1908. Enlisted, 31st December, 1915, from Edmonton
branch, in 2nd Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade, with the
rank of Lieutenant. Transferred to 151st Canadian Battalion;
Canadian Machine Gun Depot, October, 1916; 17th Canadian
Machine Gun Company, January, 1917; 2nd Canadian Motor
Machine Gun Brigade, June, 1918. Principal actions: Somme,
1916; Amiens, Arras, Monchy, Cambrai, 1918. Demobilized,
March, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 9th June, 1919.

Chisholm, Thomas Gordon — Lieutenant. Born 30th April,

1893, at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Father, Daniel Chisholm,
Property Commissioner, City of Toronto. Educated at Jarvis
Street Collegiate Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 16th
November, 1908. Enlisted, 19th September, 1915, from Queen &
Bathurst, Toronto, branch, in 92nd Canadian BattaHon, with the
rank of Lieutenant. Transferred to 15th Canadian Battalion.
Principal actions: Hill 70, Passchendaele, 1917; Amiens, 1918.



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Wounded in the foot, at Hill 70, 15th August, 1917. Demobilized,
5th May, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 30th May,
1919. 206.

Chisholm, William Graham — Sergeant. Born 24th Sep-
tember, 1892, at Glasgow, Scotland. Father, D. Chisholm, Painter
and Decorator. Educated at Higher Grade School, Kingussie.
Entered the service of the Bank, 30th September, 1910. EnHsted,
28th July, 1915, from Saskatoon branch, in Princess Patricia's
Canadian Light Infantry, with the rank of Private. Subsequently
promoted Sergeant. Principal action: Third battle of Ypres, 2nd
June, 1916. Wounded (severely), by shrapnel, 2nd June, 1916.
Returned to duty with the Bank, 9th October, 1919. 54, 113,
146, 214.

Chittick, John William — Private. Born 11th September,
1894, at Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada. Father, A. W. Chittick,
Blacksmith. Educated at Teeswater, Ontario, Continuation
School. Entered the service of the Bank, 13th August, 1913.
Enlisted, 18th July, 1916, from Parry Sound branch, in Divisional
Signalling Corps, with the rank of Private. Demobihzed, February,
1917, on account of being physically unfit for further military
service. Returned to duty with the Bank, 2nd July, 1917.

Chivees-Wilson, Victor — Private. Born 26th May, 1889,
at Cardiff, Wales. Father, Samuel Chivers- Wilson, Accountant.
Educated at Public School, Regina. Entered the service of the
Bank, 13th December, 1916. Enhsted, June, 1917, from Kin-
dersley branch, in 46th Canadian Battalion, with the rank of
Private. Transferred to 32nd Canadian Battalion. Service in
England (medically unfit for active service). Subsequent occupa-
tion: Accountant, Western Motor Supplies, August, 1918.

Christie, Campbell Manning — Sergeant. Born 30th June,
1892, at Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Father, Wilham A. Christie,
Fruit Farmer. Educated at Pubhc Schools and Guelph Collegiate
Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 17th August, 1909.
Enlisted, 30th March, 1916, from Edmonton branch, in 63rd
(Edmonton) BattaHon, with the rank of Private. Transferred to
10th Canadian Battalion, 7th June, 1916; Canadian Section,
General Headquarters, 1st Echelon, 28th August, 1918; Canadian
Record OflSce, London, 11th July, 1919. Promoted Sergeant, 3rd