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promoted Captain, but reverted in rank on going overseas in April 19 1 7. In England
he joined the R. Flying Corps, and after completing his training as Pilot he was taking
a special course in aerial gunnery. As he was flying at East Harling, Norfolk, his
machine crashed killing him in the fall. Buried at East Harling.

LOWELL WALLACE WOOD June 5, 1891— Oct. 17, 1918

Captain, Fourth Battalion.

Son of the late John Marshall Wood; Adopted son of the late Thomas F. Wallace;
b. Lloydtown; ed. Woodbridge P.s. and Contn. School; University College 1907-11,
B.A. (Pol. Sci.); Lacrosse team; College Rugby team; Law School; Barrister, firm of
Swinburne & Wood, Fort William; 12th Regt., Lieut.

He first enlisted in 1915 in the 94th Battalion, from which he went to take a qualify-
ing course for a commission. In May 1916 he was appointed to the 220th, York County,
Battalion, and went overseas in April 19 17. He reached France a year later, joining
the 4th Battalion at the front. After serving in the Arras sector, and through the
battles of Amiens and Arras, he was wounded in the head, back and chest on October
2nd in the operations before Cambrai. Some days later he died from his injuries in
hospital at Camiers. Buried at Etaples.


NORMAN CLARK WOOD Feb. 22, 1893— Sept. 2, 1918

Lieutenant, Imperial Tank Corps.

Son of E. Stuart Wood; b. Kamloops, B.C.; ed. Kamloops p.s. and H.s.; Queen's
University 1913-14; Applied Science 1914-16; C.O.T.C.

He went overseas in March 1916 with the second draft of c.o.x.c. candidates for
Imperial commissions, and was appointed to the Tank Corps, 17th Armoured Car
Battalion, going to France in the summer of 1917. He was severely wounded at Cambrai
in November 1917 and invalided till April 1918. In the battle of Amiens his unit was
among the first to break through the enemy's lines. On September 2nd his battalion
was working with the Canadian Corps, and his car was in action on the Arras — Cambrai
road at Monchy when it was struck by a shell and caught fire. He brought his men to
cover under heavy machine gun fire. As it slackened he was about to leave the trench
to make an observation, when he was instantly killed by a machine gun bullet. Buried
at Avesnes-le-Comte. After his death it was announced that the Military Cross had
been awarded to him for his service on the Villers Breton neux Road, on August 8th,
when his section led the battalion into the enemy's territory, clearing the way under
heavy fire. When two cars had their wheels broken, by his courage and skill he suc-
ceeded in bringing them back to the lines.

JOHN ROBINSON WOODS March 20, 1892— Oct. 24, 1917

Captain, Fourth Canadian Mounted Rifles.

Son of Sir James Woods; b. Toronto; ed. Church Street p.s., Toronto, Toronto
Church School, Upper Canada College; University College 1910-14, b.a. (Com. and
Fin.); Alpha Delta Phi; xiii Club; 2nd Regt., Lieut.

He was In Europe when the war began, and returning to Canada joined the Queen's
Own Rifles, with which he trained till he was appointed in May 19 15 to the 35th
Battalion. Going overseas in October, he joined the 4th Mounted Rifles on the Ypres
front in June 1916. He served at the Somme and through the battle of Vimy Ridge and
the following engagements on the Lens front. On the night of October 24th, in the
battle of Passchendaele, he was instantly killed by a shell which struck the support
dug-out where he was stationed. Buried at St. Jean Cemetery, near Ypres.

ROY CECIL W'OODWARD June 7, 1896— Aug. 11, 1918

Sapper, Canadian Engineers, Signals.

Son of Hezekiah Woodward; b. Oshawa; ed. Cannington p.s. and H.s.; Medicine
1915-16; C.O.T.C.

Before the end of his first year, in February 1916, he enlisted in the Signallers,
Canadian Engineers. He reached Francp in April 1918, joining the 4th Divisional
Signal Company. After serving on the Lens — Arras front he was severely wounded on
August 9th near Denuin Valley in the battle of Amiens. He died two days later in
hospital at Dury, where he was buried.

OSMUND BARTLE WORDSWORTH May 17, 1887— April 2, 1917

Second Lieutenant, Imperial Machine Gun Corps.

Son of the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth; b. Glaston, Rutland, Eng. ; ed. Langton
Matravers, Dor^t, and Winchester College; Trinity College, Cambridge, 1906-09, b.a.,
and 1911-13, M.A. 1913; Lecturer, Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1911-14; Staff, Trinity
College, Toronto, 1914-15; c.o.x.c.

He returned to England on the 'Lusitania', from which lie was one of the last to
escape after having given his life-belt to another, lie received his commission in the
9th Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in June 1915. Before going to France


he transferred to the 21st Machine Gun Company, and reached the Arras front in
September 1916. He was killed in action at the battle of Arras. Having brought his
guns into position for assisting the attack on Henin-sur-Cojeul, he saw that the men
at one of them were in difficulty. Refusing to allow any of those whom he had placed
in shelter to carry his instructions he started to go himself, and soon after was seen to
fall shot through the heart. Buried near Henin-sur-Cojeul.

BENSON WRIGHT March 14, 1896— Nov. 18, 19 16

Lieutenant, Seventy-fifth Battalion.

Son of Alfred Wright; b. Toronto; ed. Rosedale p.s., Upper Canada College;
University College 1913-15; Kappa Alpha; 9th Horse, Lieut.

He was appointed in the summer of 1915 to the 75th Battalion, and went overseas
the following March. He reached France with his battalion in August 1916. A few
days later he was wounded at St. Eloi, but rejoined his unit before it went to the Somme
in September. Shortly before his death he brought in a wounded man who was lying
close to the enemy's trench. On November i8th the battalion attacked 'Desire'
Trench. As Machine Gun Officer he took his guns to a forward position beyond the
captured lines, and while supervising the placing of these he was killed by a sniper.
Buried where he fell near Courcelette.

DOUGLAS ARCHIBALD WRIGHT Oct. 3, 1895— Aug. 12, 1918

Lieutenant, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

Son of the Rev. T. H. Wright; b. Ormstown, P.Q.; ed. Sidney and Nicola,
Kamloops h.s., King Edward ir.s., Vancouver; Columbian College; Victoria College
1910-11 ; 104th Regt.

He enlisted in April 1915 in the ist Universities Company, p.p.c.l'.i., and was made
Corporal before going overseas in the next month. He joined the battalion at the
front in July, and served at the Somme and before Armentieres. In the spring of 1916
the battalion moved to the Salient, and on June 3rd he was wounded at Sanctuary
Wood. He then received his commission and returned to the front before Lens in May
1917. He then served through the battles of Hill 70 and Passchendaele, and on the
Arras front in 1918. He fell in action on the fourth day of the battle of Amiens. As
he was leading his men in a bombing attack on the enemy's trench he was wounded in
the chest, and died at the dressing station shortly afterwards. Buried at Bouchoir.

WILLIAM JONATHAN WRIGHT Nov. 14, 1874— Aug. 18, 1917

Lieutenant, Nineteenth Battalion.

Son of the late George Wright; b. Harrington; ed. St. Mary's p.s. and C.i.; Uni-
versity College 1892-96, B.A. (Classics); M.A. 1897; Teaching at Warkworth, Bradford,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Forest; Principal, St. Mary's c.i.; 28th Regt., Lieut.; md. Mary
Edith Robertson.

Though over forty years of age he soon prepared to go on Active Service, and was
appointed to the iioth, Perth County, Battalion in December 1915 and went overseas
in August 1916. He joined the 19th Battalion in France in October and served with it
on the Vimy front and through the battle of the Ridge. In May 19 17 he was attached
to the 4th Trench Mortar Battery. He was killed in action during a German counter-
attack after the capture of Hill 70. Buried at Sans-en-Gohelle near Lens. His Com-
manding Officer wrote "Had he come through this attack I should have recommended
him for the Military Cross".


HAROLD VERSCHOYLE WRONG Dec. i, 1891— July i, 1916

Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Son of Professor G. AL Wrong; b. Toronto; ed. Bishop Ridley College, St. Andrew's
College; University College 1909-13, b.a. (Classics, Eng. and Hist.); Kappa Alpha;
Historical Club; xiii Club; Tennis colours; Flavelle Scholar, Christ Church,

In December 1914 he received his commission in the 15th, Salford, Battalion of the
Lancashire Fusiliers. He crossed to France with this unit in November 1915 in the
32nd Division, and went into the line in the area of the future Somme battle, between
Thiepval and La Boisselle. On July ist, 1916, his brigade attacked Thiepval frontally.
He was last seen crossing the German front line wounded in the hand. Most of the
battalion was cut off after crossing the first line, and nearly all were killed. Thirteen
officers and over five hundred men were missing, and but few were afterwards reported
as prisoners.


NORMAN JAMES LANG YELLOWLEES Aug. 12, 1886— May 5, 1916

Captain, Canadian Army Medical Corps.

Son of Thomas Yellowlees; b. Toronto; ed. Lansdowne and Wellesley,
Jarvis Street c.i., Toronto; University College 1903-07, b.a. (Biol. & Phys. Sci.); M.B.
1909; Year Secretary; Nu Sigma Nu; Staff, Toronto General Hospital; Practising in
Toronto; c.a.m.c, Capt.

He was appointed in March 1915 as Adjutant to No. 4, University of Toronto,
General Hospital, and went overseas in May. He reached Salonica with this unit in
November. When a Zeppelin had been brought down by the fire from h.m.s. 'Aga-
memnon' and had fallen into the marshes near Salonica, he set out with three others of
the Hospital staff to see the wreck. As he was trying to cross the Vardar River his
horse stepped into deep water and he was carried down. Dr. George Wilson, who was
with him, made a brave but vain attempt to rescue h'm, and nearly lost his own life in
the effort. Captain Yellowlees' body was recovered later and buried at Salonica.

ARTHUR WARREN YOUELL Aug. 25, 1888— Nov. 12, 1918

Sergeant, Canadian Field Artillery.

Son of George W. Youell; b. Aylmer; ed. Aylmer p.s. and H.S.; Applied Science
1906-10, (Mech. Eng.— Hon.); Staff 1910-12; Canadian Ingersoll-Rand Co.,
Sherbrooke, p.q.

In September 1916 he enlisted in the 67th, University of Toronto, Battery, c.f.a.,
and went overseas the next month. He was promoted Sergeant in England, but
reverted to go to France in March 1917. Having served in the ist Divisional Ammuni-
tion Column, he transferred after the battle of Vimy to the 24th Battery, in which he
was again promoted Sergeant in July. He served through the battles of Vimy, Hill 70
and Passchendaele. In the latter he won the Military Medal for maintaining com-
munication with a signal lamp for several hours, during which he remained in the open
under heavy fire. He was offered a commission on the field in April 1918, but refused,
preferring to go to England to take a complete course. He was about to leave for this
purpose, when on the night of August 6th, just before the Amiens advance, he was
wounded at the battery position by a splinter from an aeroplane bomb. Blood poisoning
developed later and he succumbed on the day after the .Armistice. Buried at South-
ampton, England.


MARTIN CORTLANDT DE BUDE YOUNG Sept. 8, 1894— Sept. 26, 1915

Second Lieutenant, King's Own Scottish Borderers.

Son of Colonel F. de B. Young, C.M.G.; b. Naini Thai, India; ed. Heswall, Cheshire,
R. Naval College, Osborne; Elizabeth College, Guernsey; Trinity College School;
Trinity College 1913-14; o.x.c, Elizabeth College.

On the outbreak of the war he went to England and joined the Sportsmen's Bat-
talion, R. Fusiliers. He then obtained his commission, and being appointed to the
7th King's Own Scottish Borderers, reached France in July 1915. In the attack on
Hill 70 by the 15th Division at the battle of Loos, he led his men over the trench front.
The battalion was for the* moment checked by heavy shell fire and gas fumes. He at
once called out to Piper Lachlan "Give the boys a skirl" — a well-known incident —
and the advance began. Shortly afterwards he was wounded. When the stretcher-
bearers came to take him up he told them to take one of the Privates instead, and started
to walk to the dressing station. The effort cost too much, and he died from loss of
blood shortly after. Buried at Noeux-les-Mines.


Died after Discharge


in part from disabilities

incurred on Service


SAMUEL GEORGE ALDERSON Sept. i8, 1888— March 6, 1917

Captain, Canadian Army Dental Corps.

Son of Thomas A. Alderson; b. Waterdown; ed. Carlisle P.s., Waterdown p.s.;
R. College Dental Surgeons 1907-11, d.d.s.; Practising at Hamilton.

In October 19 15 he was appointed to the Army Dental Corps, with which he served
till he was invalided. After a long illness he died at Carlisle a few days following his

ALAN FEATHERSTON AYLESWORTH Aug. 9, 1880— Aug. 24, 1919

Major, Ninety-fifth Battalion.

Only son of Sir Allen Aylesworth; b. Toronto; ed. Upper Canada College; University
College 1897-1901, B.A.; Law School; Barrister, firm of Aylesworth, Wright, Moss «&
Thompson; 36th Regt., Lieut.; md. Gladys Burton.

In September 19 15 he was appointed to the 74th Battalion, and in November
transferred to the 95th Battalion. He went overseas in May 19 16. During part of
1917 he was attached to the War Office for special duty. At the end of that year he
was invalided home and discharged shortly afterwards. During the following months
he was in ill health, and died at Barrie on August 24th, 19 19.

WILFRED ROBERT BAUER Nov. 29, 1893— Oct. 11, 1918

Lieutenant, Canadian Field Artillery.

Son of Alois Bauer; b. Kitchener; et. Waterloo P.s., Kitchener c.i., St. Jerome's
College; Applied Science 1913-15; c.o.T.C.

In March 19 15 he enlisted in the 25th Battery, c.f.a., and left Canada in May.
He transferred to the 23rd Battery in England and reached France in January 19 16.
During the year he served in the battle of St. Eloi, at Ypres, and at the Sonime, where he
was wounded at Courcelette. For a time he was attached to the ist Divisional Head-
quarters in charge of cable laying. In the autumn of 19 16 he was invalided and spent
several months in hospital. Returning to Canada he received his commission and was
appointed Military Representative in No. i District in connection with the Military
Service Act. After his discharge in February 1918, he served on the Military Hospital
Vocational Training staff. He died from influenza at his home in Waterloo.

LAWRENCE SAMUEL BEATTY March 16, 1893— Sept. 4, 1920

Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Son of the late James H. Beatty; b. Thorold; ed. Queen Victoria P.s., Parkdale C.i.,
Toronto; Victoria College 1913-14, Medicine 1915-16; g.g.b.g., Lieut.

He was appointed in August 1916 to the r.n.v.r., and in June 1917 went to Malta.
He served in Motor Launches 438 and 344, and in command of h.m.m.l. 41, and H.M.M.
L. 164. He was employed on escort and patrol duty and mine-sweeping in the Mediter-
ranean. He was discharged in June 1919, and died in the ne.xt year after a long illness.

ALFRED CHRI.STIAN CLEEVES June 2, 1890— May 21, 1919

Lieutenant, Canadian Garrison Artillery.

Son of Frederick Cleeves; b. Rotherham, Eng.; ed. liastbournc College; Farming at
Saanich, B.C.; Ontario Agricultural College 191 1- 14, B.S.A.; md. Janet O. Story.


He joined the 4th Brigade as Trumpeter in December 19 14, and was promoted
Sergeant-Trumpeter before going overseas in May 1915. He went to France in Sep-
tember, and served on the St. Eloi-Ypres front, and later at the Somme. In February
1917 he returned to England to train for a commission, and was appointed to the
Garrison Artillery in June. He became Assistant Adjutant to the Canadian School of
Gunner}^ and served with it in England and France till the end of the war. After his
discharge he returned to his farm at Saanich, B.C. In April 19 19 he was operated on
for internal trouble due to the strain of war service, and died in hospital at Victoria,
B.C., three weeks later.

FR.'\NCIS COURTNEY CONNERY April 3, 1883— Sept. 18, 1920

Major, One-hundred-and-sixty-sixth Battalion.

Son of the late Joseph Connery; b. Toronto; ed. p.s. and Harbord Street c.i.,
Toronto; Applied Science 1902-03, 1904-05; Civil Engineer, Toronto and Niagara
Power Co.; Hydro-Electric Commission; Pearson Engineering Co., N. York; Canada
Wire and Cable Co.; 2nd Regt., Lieut.; md. Gertrude Edith Murdoch.

He was appointed to the i66th Battalion early in 1916 and went overseas in October.
In July 1917 he went to France, being transferred to the Imperial Forces as Commander
of No. 57 Company, Chinese Labour Corps. After six months' service he was invalided
and returned to Canada. He resumed his civil occupation, but his health again broke
down and he died after a brief illness.

CHARLES EDWARD DOHERTY Nov. 29, 1873— Aug. 14, 1920

Lieut. -Colonel, Canadian Army Medical Corps.

Son of the late William Frederick Doherty; b. Hanlan, Peel Cy.; ed. Model School,
St. Michael's College, Jarvis Street c.i., Toronto; Trinity Medical College 1895-99,
M.D., CM.; Superintendent, Hospital, Nelson, B.C.; Practising at Fernie, B.C.; Medical
Superintendent, Hospital for the Insane, New Westminster, B.C., 1900-14; 104th Regt.,
Major; md. Elweena Martin.

In August 19 14 he was appointed, as Major, to No. i Canadian General Hospital,
with which he went to France in April 1915. He was appointed a.d.m.s. in London in
October, and served there till his return to Canada in August 1917. In January 1917
he was Mentioned in Despatches. He was Commanding Officer of the Newmarket
Hospital for some months till March 1918. He then returned to New Westminster and
resumed his duties, partly in the care of soldiers, at the Hospital for the Insane. When
working there he was taken ill and died at his home.

ROBERT DOUGLAS GALBRAITH May 28, 1893— Sept. 12, 1920

Major, Cana<lian Railway Troops.

Son of the late Dean John Galbraith; b. Toronto; ed. Model School, Toronto,
University of Toronto Schools, St. Andrews' College; Applied Science 1911-15,
(Civ. Eng.); 9th Horse, Lieut.

He was appointed to the 75th Battalion in June 1915, and went overseas in Sep-
tember in command of a draft from that unit. He then transferred to the Canadian
Machine Gun Corps, and went with the 6th Brigade Company to France in April 19 16.
He served with this unit at St. Eloi, Ypres and Courcelette. In January 1917 he trans-
ferred to the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops, with which he served for the
next two years. He was awarded the Military Cross for his service at Villers Breton-
neux in the Retreat of March 19 18. Finding that his company was exposed on the
flank he withdrew it to a support trench, and then went forward himself with a machine
gun and inflicted heavy losses on the enemy. After reorganising his company he led it


forward to its original position, which he held until relieved. After his return to Canada
he was employed with the Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment for some
months, till he was forced to give up from ill health, and died at Toronto after a long

GRANT ARMSTRONG GOODERHAM Jan. i8, 1892— May 2, 1919

Captain, Royal Air Force.

Son of Edward George Gooderham; b. Toronto; ed. St. Alban's School, St. Andrew's
College; Applied Science 1911-15, (Civ. Eng.); c.o.T.C.

On graduating he joined the R. Naval Air Service, and received his commission
in July 19 15. He went to France in April 19 16 joining the 1st Squadron, No. i Wing,
and served in the Dunkerque and Somme areas till February 19 17. He was promoted
Flight Lieutenant in November 19 16. After a period in England, when he was attached
to the R.F.C. Testing Squadron, he returned to the front in June 1917, but in August
was declared physically unfit for further active service flying, and came home on leave.
Though he was not in good health he returned to England in January 19 18, and was
employed in technical and instructional work till the end of the war. In April 1918
he was promoted Captain in the Royal Air Force. A short time after his return home
and discharge, he was missing and was found drowned in Toronto Bay.

ANGUS DOUGLAS GRAY Dec. 11, 1897— Oct. 25, 19 18.

Lieutenant, Fourth Brigade Machine Gun Company.

Son of John Gray; b. Toronto; ed. Port Credit p.s., Parkdale c.i., Toronto; Univer-
sity College 1914-15; 36th Regt., Lieut.

He was appointed in August 1915 to the 74th Battalion, and went overseas in
October. He reached France in the summer of 19 16, joining the 4th Machine Gun
Company. He was wounded on October ist at the Somme, and again on May 9th, 1917,
at Fresnoy. For his serv'ce in this battle he was awarded the Military Cross. He
came into action in support of a battalion at a critical moment during an enemy counter-
attack, and covered its withdrawal. Later he rendered valuable assistance in the
Canadian counter-attack, and though he was severely wounded, losing an eye, he re-
mained at his post till success was assured. Being invalided home he was discharged as
no longer fit for service in March 19 18. Some months later he succumbed to influenza-
pneumonia after a brief illness.

IVAN DWIGHT HAYES Dec. 23, 1883— Sept. 12, 1919

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps.

Son of the late Wright Hayes; b. London Tp., Middlesex Cy. ; ed. Lucan H.s. ;
Victoria College 1905-09, b.a.; Medicine 1909-11, m.u.; Staflf, General Hospital, Eliza-
beth, N.J.; Practising at Minden, Ont., and Toronto.

He was appointed to the c..\.m.c. in August 19 14, and transferred to the r..v.m.c. in
June 1915. Going overseas in July he served first at Salisbury Plain, and then went to
France in November. He served with No. 99 Field Ambulance in the Bcthune area
till February 19 16, when he was inv-alided from a shock incurred while working at an
advanced dressing station. After his return he served as Medical Officer to the R.
Flying Corps at Camp Borden and Armour Heights from June 19 17 to March 19 18,
when he was again invalided from heart trouble. He was in hospital till November.
In March 19 19 he resumerl ri\-ilian practice but was again in\"aIi(kMl and died of endo-

WILLIAM HENDERSON Feb. 16, 1869— Oct. 25, 1916.
Captain, Royal .Army Medical Corps.
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Son of the late Peter Henderson; b. New Leslie, Scotland; ed. Sarnia c.i.; Trinity
Medical College 1894-98, m.d., cm.; Practising at Sarnia; 27th Regt., Surgeon; md.
May Brown.

In July 19 15 he was appointed to the r.a.m.c. and in August went to the Dardan-
elles, being in charge of the wounded on the hospital ship 'Galika' from Gallipoli to
Alexandria. In December he returned and served on hospital trains first in England,
then in France. In August 19 16 he returned home and was discharged. Two months
later he died suddenly in Sarnia.

WILLIAM HAMILTON LAMBERT June 5, 1866— June 11, 1920

Captain, Canadian Army Medical Corps.

Son of the late Joseph H. Lambert; b. Arnprior; ed. Arnprior p.s. and U.S.; Medicine
1889-93, M.B.; Practising at Cobden, Yukon, and Vancouver; md. Marguerite E. Cor-

He went overseas in June 19 15 and joined the r.a.m.c. He served as Medical
Officer on the transports between Alexandria and Salonica, and later was Consultant at
No. 15 Hospital in Alexandria. There he contracted typhoid and was invalided home.
Returning in May 19 16 he joined the c.a.m.c. and served as President of a Medical
Board and as Consultant at the Military Hospital in Moose Jaw. Shortly after being
discharged in April 19 19 he was taken ill with Bright's disease, and died in hospital at

WILLIAM THOMAS LITTLE March 4, 1888— Nov. 2, 1918

Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps.

Son of Johnston Little; b. Maxwell; ed. Maxwell P.s., Owen Sound c.i.; Medicine
1909-14, M.B.; md. Nellie F. Morrow.

He joined the R.A.M.C. in March 19 16 and went to Mesopotamia where he served at
Basra with the 7th Field Ambulance. While here he worked with Sir Victor Horsley.
He was invalided later to Bombay, where after his recovery he served as brain specialist
on the staff of the Colaba Hospital. Returning in 19 17 he set up civilian practice at
Flesherton, where he worked till he succumbed to the influenza.


Captain, Canadian Army Dental Corps.

Son of George S. McBride; ed. Morrisburg c.i.; R. College of Dental Surgeons

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