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William Roy Ferguson

He was only fourteen-years-old when he enlisted from Toronto and served as a despatch driver with his battalion in the 48th Highlanders.

Alexander Grant MacLachlan

As the man yawned and stretched, a shot rang out. It was a sniper. MacLachlan watched helplessly as the top of the sentry's head exploded.

Alphonse Leo Kelly

“Everything was as quiet as a mouse. The Huns knew we were going over but little did they expect us on that morning..."

Albert Angus Richardson

After his death in 1951, a newspaper article about his death praised Richardson as “One of Canada's outstanding construction engineers.”

John Perry Murray

For John and others like him, the war was still seen as something of an adventure, as well as a duty to fulfill.

Alfred James Cook

“He had a large scar on his nose, and one night, he woke up in the middle of the night and a large rat was chewing on it.”

Elwood Silverman Greenleese

Elwood Silverman Greenleese enlisted on September 8, 1916, and served as a gunner in the 4th Canadian Field Artillery.

John Leonard Carr

John Leonard Carr

Anonymous Great War photographs

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Beaton and Cahill Brothers

Four working class boys from Nova Scotia all signed up to fight.

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