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Discover the stories and remember the lives of UCC
Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Captain Herve Murray Grant ’07

Died: October 28, 1917

Captain Herve Murray Grant was at U.C.C. 1905-1907; he was well known in the athletic circles around Winnipeg, where he was born; he stroked the winning crew in the last regatta held by the Winnipeg Rowing Club and was also a rugby and hockey enthusiast. He left Canada with the 144th Batt., L.B.D’s., under Col. Morley; he received the M.C. for capturing a machine gun during a trench raid last August. Within an hour of the arrival of his letter stating that he had received his decoration word came that he had died of wounds on Oct. 28, in his 27th year.

College Times (Christmas 1917) pg. 19


More information about Captain Herve Murray Grant ’07 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Canada At War

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery 

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies

London Gazette, October 1917

London Gazette, March 1918