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Troops, March, 1917. Promoted Corporal, April, 1917; Sergeant,
11th November, 1917. Principal actions: Hill 60, Ypres, 1916;
Passchendaele, 1917; Nieppe Forest, Valenciennes, 1918. De-
mobilized, April, 1919. Returned to duty with the Company, 1st
April, 1919.

Graham, Charlie Wallace — Lance-Corporal. Born 8th
March, 1878, at Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. Father, J. D. Graham.
Educated at Lindsay Schools. Entered the service of the Company,
1st April, 1913. Enlisted, 12th November, 1914, in Canadian
Engineers, with the rank of Sapper. Promoted Lance-Corporal,
2nd April, 1916. Principal actions: Ypres, Somme, 1916; Lens

1917. Demobilized, 7th April, 1919. Subsequent occupation:
In the Building Trade.

Jezeph, Edward — Private. Born 19th February, 1896, at
Brighton, England. Father, William Jezeph, Jeweller. Educated
at Borough Polytechnic Institute, London, England. Entered the
service of the Company, 1.5th May, 1912. Enlisted, 23rd April,

1918, in Central Ontario Regiment, with the rank of Private.
Transferred to 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, July, 1918. Principal
action: Mons, 1918. Demobilized, 24th March, 1919. Returned
to duty with the Company, 1st April, 1919.

Jones, Donald Edward — Private. Born 1st October, 1899,
at London, England. Father, H. S. Jones. Educated at High
School of Commerce. Entered the service of the Company, 2nd
April, 1914. Enlisted, 10th April, 1916, in 134th Canadian
Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Regimental
Depot, Sandling Camp, Canadian Army Medical Corps, and
subsequently to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
Principal actions: Cambrai, Valenciennes, Mons, 1918. Demob-
ilized, March, 1919.

Knott, Edward — Sergeant. Born 6th April, 1882, at Oldham,
England. Father, Nelson Knott, Master Builder. Educated at



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Throston School. Entered the service of the Company, 12th
December, 1913. EnHsted, 15th March, 1916, in 170th Canadian
Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to 169th Canadian
Battalion, 10th November, 1916; 5th Reserve Battalion, 5th
March, 1917; 10th Canadian Railway Troops, 1st August, 1918;
7th Canadian Railway Troops, 5th October, 1918. Promoted
Corporal, 10th June, 1916; Sergeant, 12th May, 1917. Service:
With Canadian Railway Troops in France. Demobilized, 30th
March, 1919. Subsequent occupation: General Contractor.

MacRae, Alexander Grant— Company Quartermaster-Ser-
geant. Born 12th April, 1882, at Inverness, Scotland. Father,
John MacRae, Carpenter. Educated at Public School. Entered
the service of the Company, 1st March, 1911. Enlisted 12th
January, 1916, in 134th Canadian Battahon, with the rank of
Private. Transferred to 15th Canadian Battalion, February,
1918. Promoted Company Quartermaster-Sergeant, August, 1916.
Served at the Front with the 15th Canadian Battalion. Demobilized
24th January, 1919. Returned to duty with the Company, 10th
March, 1919.

McLean, Alexander Donald— Regimental Quartermaster-
Sergeant. Born 25th November, 1881, at Urray, Ross-shire, Scot-
land. Father, Donald McLean, General Merchant. Educated at
Urray Public School and Dingwall Academy. Entered the service
of the Company, 21st February, 1909. Enlisted, 18th October,
1914, in 2nd Field Troop, Winnipeg, Canadian Engineers, with the
rank of Sapper. Transferred to 4th Field Company, 20th January,
1915; 4th Battalion, Canadian Engineers, 7th May, 1918. Promoted
Lance-Corporal, 26th October, 1914; Corporal, 1st July, 1915;
Sergeant, 4th September, 1916; Regimental Quartermaster-
Sergeant, 7th May, 1918. Principal Actions: Ypres, 1915; St.
Eloi, Somme, 1916; Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, Passchendaele, 1917;
Amiens, Douai, Cambrai, 1918. Shrapnel wound in the left fore-
arm, 24th April, 1917. Demobilized, 28th May, 1919. Returned
to duty with the Company, 12th August, 1919.

NicOLL, James— Captain. Born 1st August, 1879, at Murroes,
Dundee, Scotland. Father, James NicoU. Educated at Grove
Academy, Broughty Ferry. Entered the service of the Company,
11th February, 1910. Enlisted, 18th December, 1915, m 134th
Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Captain. Transferred to
Canadian Trench Warfare School, 25tb April, 1918; Headquarters
Company, Kimnel Park, Rhyl, 11th January, 1919. Served as



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Quartermaster in England with units as above. Demobilized, 28th
April, 1919. Returned to duty with the Company, 1st May, 1919.

Radcliffe, William — Corporal. Born 21st March, 1883, at
Burslem, Staffordshire, England. Father, Wilham Radcliffe,
Decorator. Educated at St. John's Public School. Winner of a
scholarship at the Josiah Wedgwood Institute. Entered the service
of the Company, 15th September, 1912. EnUsted, 19th November,
1914, in Canadian Army Medical Corps, with the rank of Private.
Transferred to 27th Canadian Battahon. Promoted Corporal,
February, 1917. Principal actions: St. Eloi, 1915; Sanctuary Wood,
Somme, 1916; Fresnoy, Vimy, Lens, 1917. DemobiUzed, 19th
November, 1917, on account of sickness. Subsequent occupation:
In charge of the Engineering Branch, Soldiers' Civil Re-establish-
ment, Winnipeg, 1st April, 1919.