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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 John Robinson Woods ’10

Died: October 24, 1917

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Capt. J. R. Woods, son of Mr. J. D. Woods, 91 Bredalbane St., Toronto; he was at U.C.C. from 1904-1910 and won the Mason Gold Medal in his last year. He went overseas two years ago with the 35th Batt., and was made a Captain in the 4th C.M.R. Prior to enlistment he was taking an Arts course at Varsity; he was killed in action in October at the age of 23.

College Times (Christmas 1917) pg. 18-19

More information about Captain John Robinson Woods ’10 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Upper Canada College Old Boys Who Served in The Queen’s Own Rifles Canada

Old Times, July 1968

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Canada At War

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered 

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies

University of Toronto Roll of Service, 1914-1918