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3 May 1917 Lieutenant Robert Grierson Combe VC


Robert was born in Aberdeen on 5 August 1880, the youngest of six children of Presbyterian parents James and Elizabeth Combe. On 24 April 1906, Robert emigrated to Canada via Liverpool, destination Montreal. He arrived 1 May.  A pharmacist from Moosomin, Saskatchewan, on 1st April 1915 he enlisted at Sewell Camp into the Canadian Expeditionary Fo…

20 June 1917: Cpl Harold Albert Bolton MM


Parents  Farris (a farmer of Irish origins and an MP in the House of Commons, Ottowa) and Elizabeth (née Stewart) living at Pembina, Lisag, Manitoba. They had eight children : five boys and three girls. Two of their children died in childhood. Three of their sons were killed serving during the First World War.  At 1901 Census age 4 Harold was li…