One Family. One War. 2 Lives

  On October 26th, 1918 the Toronto Star carried a brief article about a newspaper reporter from Stratford who died in action with the 18th Battalion on October 10, 1918: Lavelle Killed in Action. Pte. Leonard S. Lavelle, formerly sporting editor of the Stratford Herald, was killed in action. He went overseas in the spring…

The Goss Family

As often happens in research one soldier’s research leads to another. During the research into Private Percy Lemmon one of the news articles shared with me shows another soldier who served in the 18th Battalion, George Goss. George Goss had two other family members who served in the C.E.F.. His father served in the 18th…

Lieutenant Ewen McLachlin

During the search for soldiers of the 18th Battalion I found Lieutenant Thayer Vincent Milford a site was found referring to him as belonging to the Western Ontario Regiment on the West Carlton Honour Roll. As I perused the site I noticed an entry for a Lieutenant Ewen McLachlin. Having a connection through relatives to…