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22 September 1916 : Capt James Knowles Bertram

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Parents, Scottish born Dr Thomas Bertram and New York born, Scottish, Jean (née Knowles). James was their only child.  James was a student in medicine at McGill University and the Royal Military College of Canada prior to his enlistment. He had also seen four years service in the Militia by the time of the outbreak of war. Enlisting at Toronto…


5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Pierce

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Nelson was the youngest of the nine children born between 1877 and 1896 of Moses (a beekeeper) and Salome Pierce.  Nelson became a beekeeper, like his father, and was working in this trade at the 1911 Census when he was 15.  Nelson enlisted at London, Ontario on 1 November 1915. By October 1916, Nelson was serving on the Somme front. Having …


11 May 1915: Captain George Clarence Gliddon

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 Parents John Gliddon and Mary née (Baker) A graduate of St Thomas College and the University of Toronto where he studied medicine between 1909 and 1914, he was about to enter practice as a physician in partnership with his brother when war broke out. Enlisting at Valcartier in September 1914. Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier is a municipality in …