124 Tag Results for family

James R. Watling

James Watling was one of five siblings who all served in the war.

William James Proctor, Sr.

He enlisted with the 119th Battalion at Massey, Ontario, on December 27, 1915, 12 days before his 22nd birthday.

Dennis Joseph Sampson

The sound of machine guns reminded him of “the rattle of mama's sewing machine.”

Gilbert Ryckman

Pte. Ryckman was shot in the thigh while fighting... but as horrible as it may have been to be wounded, he gained a wife and eight children from it.

Perley Watts Smith

He enlisted September 19th, 1914.

Alexander Parnell

A crack shot, Parnell was active in the militia prior to the war, and mobilized for service with the 3rd Regiment Victoria Rifles on August 12, 1914.

Harold Stephen Rolland

“He was considered something of a ‘rascal'... He loved a good joke and was merciless in his teasing of children.”

Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith, also know as 'Sandy,' was killed in action in France September 2nd, 1918.

William Alfred Tilley

Despite this traumatic upbringing, Tilley volunteered in 1916 to fight for “King and country.”

Edward Smith

Edward Smith was killed in action on September 5th, 1918, only 3 days after his brother Alexander.

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