Soldiers Added Since July 1, 2015

Reg. No. Rank Last Name First Name 123480 Sergeant Bate Charles Lieutenant Bates Bernard John Lieutenant Bawden Henry Norman 189580 Private Beddle Roy Craig 823109 Belcher Russell William 189487 Corporal Bishop Matthew 880036 Private BLACKBURN ALFRED JOHN 54343 Lance Corporal Blanford James 880568 Private BONE Frank Captain Brackin Garnet 880009 Private BRAGG John 3130123 Private…

Father and Son in the 18th Battalion

Smith… What a name to have to research. If one goes to the LAC database and does a last name search for ‘Smith’ you get approximately 7,000 results. Impressive if you think of this last name as a percentage of all the Canadian troops that served overseas – about 1%. I wonder how common, or…

Brothers

As I work through the War Diary and do my Soldiers research I have found several stories belying the terrible toll the Great War had on families. Several times there have been brothers serving together such as the Nelson brothers. Today I found the Cash bothers. See their soldier pages here and here for more…