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Allen, A. Spencer 18th Battalion / 9th Squadron Royal Flying Corps Allen, Joseph Hamilton 27th Battalion Allen, Trueman Moore 85th Battalion Amirault, Ernest Joseph 65th Battalion / 1st Canadian Trench Mortar Battery Amirault, Landry Recruit (died of illness) (Landry Louis Amiro) Amirault, Louis Ross 85th Battalion (Louis Ross Amiro) Anderson, Alexander John 26th Battalion Andrews, Alexander Carl US Navy Annable, Frederick Moody 25th Battalion Bain, Joseph Gibson 2nd Battalion (Ontario) Bingay, Lloyd Woolsey 8th Battalion (Veteran Boer War) Bishara, John 25th Battalion Blackadar, G.W. Lee 46th Battalion Blauvelt, Benjamin D. 194th Battalion, Edmonton, Alberta Borden, Adelbert John 12 Canadian Mounted Rifles Boudreau, John M. 151st Battalion / Canadian Engineers - No 2 Tunnelling Co. (known as John Lawrence Budrow) Burke, Emilien 85th Battalion (Listed on Yarmouth War Memorial as “Bourque”) Burgess, Arthur 5th Battalion Canadian Siege Artillery Cann, Gilbert Franklin 85th Battalion Cann, James A. Fort Garry Horse Cann, Malcolm Royal Canadian Navy (aboard the Royal Navy’s HMS Good Hope) Challoner, Joseph 1st Depot Battalion (died of illness Halifax) Chipman, Nathan L. 219th Battalion / 85th Battalion Chisholm, Colin F. 10th Canadian Railways Troops Clements, Elkanah E. 85th Battalion Clairmont, Pierre Archange 1st Depot Battalion, (Attestation Record as Clements, Peter) Clements, Simon 85th Battalion Collier, Raymond 1st Depot Battalion New Brunswick Corning, Frank L. 13th Canadian Light Railway Operating Company Cossar, Ralph A. 64th Battalion Crosby, Charles E. 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles, Montreal) (Enlisted as Charles Edward Muise) Crosby, Keith B. 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles, Montreal) Crosby, T. Carl 85th Battalion (Crosby, Thomas Carleson) Crowell, George 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles, Montreal) Crowell, Jonathan 85th Battalion Crowell, Thorpe D. US Army, 11th Reserve Battalion 7th Platoon/1st Depot Battalion NB/13th Reserve Battalion d’Entremont, Albany A. SS Stella Maris (Tug), (killed in the Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917) d'Entremont, Anselm SS Stella Marris (Tug) injured in Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917; died December 20, 1917) d'Entremont, Leo J. 112th Battalion / RCR (Royal Canadian Regiment) Officially known as Leo Z. d’Entremont d'Entremont, William R. 112th Battalion / 25th Battalion Delaney, Hiram F. 25th Battalion Deveau, George E. 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Dexter, James W. 219th Battalion / 85th Battalion Dixon, Ernest Lester 4th Division 12th Machine Gun Company Doane, Henry Clinton Schooner F W Roebling, (Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917) Doane, James Freeman 85th Battalion Donohoe, John 40th Battalion / 25th Battalion (Donohoe, John) Doucette, George A. 165th Battalion Doucette, Anthony 25th Battalion Doucette, Celestin 219th Battalion / 17th Reserve Battalion / 47th Battalion Doucette, Felix E. 24th Battalion Doucette, Simon 219th Battalion / 85th Battalion Doucette, Rene 24th Battalion Dunphy, Lawrence 25th Battalion (Name misspelled as “Dumphy” on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Durkee, Charles H. 219th Battalion “C” Company Home Guard (Halifax) Eldridge, James Harvey 85th Battalion Eldridge, Harry Bradford 78th Battalion Ellis, Ernest Ethel 25th Battalion Ellis, Ivan Earl 26th Infantry Division, ‘B’ Company , American Expeditionary Force, France Ewan, Thayne Morrison Canadian Engineers Training Depot (St. John’s Quebec) Fitzgerald, Robert Emmet US Army, Quartermaster Corps, Railway Division Farish, George Collins 40th Battalion / 25th Battalion Forbes, Frank L. 1st / 6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment Foster, William H. Merchant Seaman (cook on SS George Royle) Gardner, E. Stanley 52nd Battalion Gates, F. Roy 219 Battalion / 47th Battalion Gavel, Sidney John 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion Gayton, William A. 2nd Battalion (Ontario) Giles, James Henry 13th Battalion Giles, Matthew 25th Battalion Giles, Thomas 40th Battalion / 25th Battalion / 2nd Battalion Canadian Machine Gun Goodwin, Caleb 237th Battalion / 97th Battalion / PPCLI Goodwin, Merton H. 112th Battalion / 25th Battalion Goodwin, Robert L. 112th Battalion / 25th Battalion Gordon, Albert 25th Battalion Gray, Colin Crawford 85th Battalion Greenough, John R. 6th Howitzer, 5th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery Hamilton, Arthur R. 1st Pioneers / 40th Battalion Harding, William Lawrence 1st Depot Battalion Harris, Louis 3rd Canadian Machine Company/Canadian Army Medical Corps Hatfield, Arthur W. 25th Battalion Hatfield, George W. 112th Battalion / RCR (Royal Canadian Regiment) Hemeon, Carl 112th Battalion / 25th Battalion Hemeon, Vance A. 4th Canadian Railway Troops Hersey, Adelbert 25th Battalion Hersey, Frank 8th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Garrison Artillery Higby, Ivan V. 101st Regiment, American Expeditionary Force Hilton, Edward F. 3rd Brigade, Canadian Garrison Artillery Holly, James Walter 25th Battalion, “B” Company Hulsman, Chester Howard 3rd Brigade Hurlburt, David Seamore 13th Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Jeffery, Clement C. 194th Battalion (Alberta Regiment) / 49th Battalion Jeffery, Joseph Bunker 85th Battalion Jeffery, Amos R. 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Jeffery, Sidney J. (Unknown Battalion) (Died June 1916) Johnston, Fred Louis 17th Reserve Battalion Keen, Harold United States Armed Forces Kehoe, Donald Canadian Machine Gun Corps (6th Machine Gun Company) King, Everett Joseph 112th Battalion Kinney, Frank F. 25th Battalion Lewis, Eugene M. 64th Battalion/25th Battalion Long, T. Harold 25th Battalion Marshall, Ernest S. 2nd Battalion (Ontario) Marshall, Lloyd H. 112th Battalion/Royal Canadian Regiment Matheson, Charles 236th Battalion Matthews, Edgar K.S. US Army, 27th Division “M” Company 106th Regiment of Infantry MacGray, Benjamin H. 249th Battalion/15th Reserve Battalion (Name misspelled “McGray” on Yarmouth War Memorial) MacDonnell, Gladwyn John 112th Battalion / Canadian Machine Gun Corps (resident of Yarmouth at enlistment) MacKinnon, Norman Scott Chief Skipper HMCS Niobe, Royal Canadian Navy (buried Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery) McComiskey, Edward Charles 73rd Battalion McDonnell, Robert 144th Battalion (Royal Winnipeg Rifles) (born Argyle, Yarmouth Co. NS) McLaughlin, Horace J. Canadian Field Artillery; 2nd Brigade; 6th Battery Melanson, Benoit Joseph 25th Battalion (enlisted in Yarmouth) Morine, Donald L. 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Moses, George M. 85th Battalion Moses, William Stanley 85th Battalion Moulaison, John E. 25th Battalion Muese/Muise, Alfred Joseph 25th Battalion (Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Muise, John A.”) Muise, Arthur RCR (Royal Canadian Regiment) Muise, Robert John 40th Battalion / 25th Battalion (Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Muise, John R”) Muise, Nelson 219th Battalion / 25th Battalion (died July 6, 1917; wounded in action) Muise, Peter Canadian Forestry Corps, 73rd Company Mullen, Edgar 64th Battalion Murphy, Roy Vincent 237th and 97th Battalion / RCR / PPCLI / 38th Battalion (enlisted in Yarmouth) Murree, Edward Canadian Field Artillery; 6th Battery, 2nd Brigade Murree, Gordon S. 25th Battalion Murree, Henry S. 25th Battalion (Murree, Harry S.) Murree, Ralph L. (Unknown Battalion) Neitz, William H. 25th Battalion O'Brien, John K. 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion Pannell, Chester No. 2 Construction Battalion (Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Panell”) Perry, Osborne 8th Battalion Perry, Wilfred 120th Battalion (born in Yarmouth, NS) Pierce, Douglas C. 85th Battalion Porter, Clayton 3rd Canadian Railway Troops (Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Pothier, Cryste C.”) Pothier, Walter 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Powers, Henry William 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion Price, George E. (Unknown) Price, John Kenneth 10th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops Purdy, C. Loran 2nd Battalion (Ontario) Ricker, James A. RCR (Royal Canadian Regiment) Robbins, Joseph Alexander 1st Depot Battalion Roberts, Howard Lee 1st Depot Battalion, Halifax, N.S. Robinson, Richard B. 25th Battalion Rogers, Frank S. RCR (Royal Canadian Regiment) Rogers, R. Lindsay 25th Battalion Roy, David William 9th Howitzer Battery, 3rd Brigade CFA Ryder, Clayton Lawrence US Merchant Navy - SS Calvin Austin Saulnier, Irwin C. 119th Battalion / 85th Battalion Saunders, Clarence B. 25th Battalion (military records - Saunders) Saunders, Raymond Arthur 6th Battery, 2nd Artillery Brigade CFA Scarth, James Arnold Percival 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Scott, Leonard Watson 40th Battalion; 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Sholds, Clarence Melvin RCR / 26th Reserve Battalion/112th Battalion Simms, Wilfred S. Royal Navy - HMS Kempton (military records - Wilford S. Simms) Sinclair, Jesse 58th Reserve Battalion Smith, Frederick 10th Canadian Railway Troops (Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Smith, Edgar J.”) Smith, Harry Webster 25th Battalion Smith, Lloyd US Army 5th Company 2nd Training Battalion, 151st Depot Brigade Smith, Robert Leslie 4th Middlesex Regiment, D Company 14th Platoon Smith, Thomas Willard 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles, Montreal) Spates, Vernell 42nd Battalion Steele, Elezer 25th Battalion Stingel, Charles E. 3rd Battalion Stone, Thomas W. 5th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Company Studley, Enoch 85th Battalion Suttie, James Harold 10th Siege Battery 1st Brigade, CFA /4th Siege Battery 3rd Brigade, Canadian Garrison Artillery Sweeney, George 85th Battalion Sweeney, Tracey T. 25th Battalion Thimot, Odelpha 14th Battalion (enlisted in Yarmouth) Tupper, Addie Allen Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Turnbull, George A. 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Walsh, G. William 6th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery Walsh, J. Clarence 219th Battalion / 42nd Battalion (Name misspelled as “Welsh” on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Wheaton, Jack Merritt 85th Battalion (born in Yarmouth, NS) Weddleton, Walter F. 25th Battalion Whitman, George R. 85th Battalion Williams, Charles Henry Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (born in Yarmouth, NS) Williams, John Lewis Canadian Machine Gun Corps (6th Machine Gun Company) Withycombe, Keith Dalston Royal Field Artillery “D” Battery 51st Brigade (born in Yarmouth, NS) Woollard, Edwin 85th Battalion Wright, John Joseph The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st / 8th Battalion (born in Yarmouth, NS) Wyman, Wilfred A. 25th Battalion
Casualties of World War I Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada There were 183 men and women connected to Yarmouth Town and County who lost their lives during World War I (1914 -1918) The information on each casualty is from sources that include the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Books of Remembrance in Ottawa, the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Veterans Affairs), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the names on the Yarmouth War Memorial, and other local sources.