18th Battalion “D” Company, Western Ontario Regiment Photo

According to the source this picture was taken in May 1919 by A.P. Taylor of Milford, Surrey, U.K. The photo can be viewed in a “composite” view which gives better detail but looses the text outlining the position of each of the soldiers in the photo. This find was related to the soldier page for Lt. W.K. Rooney and if authentic is a great find.

Possibly Lt. W.K. Rooney

Possibly Lt. W.K. Rooney in center.

18th Canadian Battalion "D" Coy., West Ont. Regt. May 1919

18th Canadian Battalion “D” Coy., West Ont. Regt.
May 1919

Top Row, Left to Right – Ptes. J Gosnell, J. Hunter, W. Phillips, G. Read, G. Phillips, W. Walters, J. St. Augin, R. Thompson, A. Norman, J. Bedding, G. Luff, C. Sankey, C. Cameron, C. Sparks, P. Morningstar, L/Corp. R. Marshall
2nd Row, Left to Right – Ptes. J. Dobbelaer, M. Kelly, W. Campbell, J. Atkins, N. Mayhew, S. Stewart, G. Vandusen, E. Strain, G. Schyvinch, R. Ortelli, W. Gordon, O. Nelles [Identified by Kevin Bovin as Addison Clifton Newton Nelles, reg. no. 542438], J. Ball, F. Kirkup, G. Laidlaw, C. Wightman
3rd Row, Left to Right – Ptes. S. Gooding, M. White, A. Joy, H. Cowle, R. Meloche, W. Bender, F. Mills, B. Lacount, S. Arbackle, S. Corrigan, R. Fielder, L. White, J. St. Clair, L. Wilson, J. McLaughlin, E. Connor
4th Row, Left to Right – Ptes. A. Kerr, W. Findlay, F. Huck, W. Laplante, A. Greygoose, D. McGregor, O. Whitmee, T. Walkinghood, W. Edmundson, W. Sewell, C. Herald, A. Laidlaw, P. Martin, G. Smith, H. Whipple, A. Bleach, W. Lale, R. Ritchie, O. Gibbs
5th Row, Left to Right – Pte. G. Thompson, Sgts. F. McLean, J. Leeson, J. Tuson, A. Tayles, C.S.M. J. Harper, Lieut. E.G. Barrie, Lieut. H.N. Bawden, Lieut. J.A. McMillan, Capt. D.R. Oliver, Lieut. A.H. Jones, Lieut. W.K. Rooney, C.Q.M.S. A.E. Mundy, Serfts. D.M. Ross, W.G. Burder, A.A. Drummond, V.H. Burns, Pte. H. Marshall.
6th Row, Left to Right – Ptes. R. Guerin, N. Liness, B. Poole, J. Barnard, B. Haslam, Corps. V.W. Johnson, R.B. Duncan, J.W. Laughlin, C.B. Cruickshanks, L/Corp. F. Robinson, Corp. R.W. Wilson, Ptes. B. Nicholls, J. Brandow, A. Bishop, A. Atto, G. Harper.
Bottom Row, Left to Right – Ptes. R. Carswell, F. Oraszek, “Nell” (the dog), Pte. E. Noble, L/Corp. B. Oakman
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9 thoughts on “18th Battalion “D” Company, Western Ontario Regiment Photo

    • Kevin,

      I have amended the photograph. For reference, the names attached to the photo are transcribed in their original state. I took the names off the source document. I do appreciate you correcting this record and if you have any more information regarding the soldier I would appreciate knowing more.

      Thank you,

      Eric

  1. Reg number. Is correct. Thanks for correcting this.I have some of his things from the war and the reunions after.

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