298 Tag Results for soldier

Noel Turnour

He received the Croix de Guerre for bravery or military virtue on the battlefield.

Robert Service

He reported from the front for the Toronto Star and wrote a book of mainly war poetry called The Rhymes of a Red Cross Man, in 1916.

George Cosc

George Cosc of Pincher Creek, Alberta served with the Canadian Mounted Rifles in England and France from 1915 to 1918.

Alex Woodworth

He was wounded three times while manning a machine gun during a battle at Hill 62 in Belgium.

Seaton Graham

His letters reveal the strain the war had on some couples.

Yoichi Kamakura

Kamakura was killed in action on 26 Aug. 1917, the day after the end of the battle of Hill 70.

William Perchaluk

The day after the 211th Battalion left Calgary, Perchaluk was found hanging by the neck from a puttee fastened to his cell bars.

Henry Norman Bethune

In April, during the second battle of Ypres, he was wounded in his left leg by a shrapnel shell that exploded nearby.

John Shiwak

Shiwak would impress all as an exceptional scout and marksman. One officer would call him the best sniper in the British army.

Cameron Dee Brant

Brant is believed to have been the first member of the Six Nations to enlist.

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