Temp Post for Private Fairburn

DRAFT This is a placement post for reference. A more organized post will follow… Summary of Service for Private William Wilson Bryce, reg. no. 770063 Notes: Date Event Remarks September 21, 1895 Born St. Catherines, Ontario Canada to F.[i] and Jennie Fairburn. One of 4 children. Note that the 1901 Census has Edward’s name as…

Service Summary: Bryce, William Wilson: Service no. 770063

A recent contact by a relative allowed a more detailed examination of the service record of Private William Wilson Bryce. Below is a summary of service high-lighting the more significant aspects of his service. Private Bryce’s service record only has one demerit for being absent without leave very early in his service and his experiences…

SMLE Rifle Grenade Launcher

A recent post at the Canadian Expeditionary Forces bulletin board offered a link to a video about a Lee-Enfield SMLE configured for firing rifle-grenades. It has a grenade discharger cup and video gives an overview of this tool of battle.