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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Clifton M. Horsey ’08

Died: April 22, 1916

Lieut. Clifton M. Horsey, 13th Battalion, was killed in action on Monday, 24th April.

The son of Mr. J. H. Horsey, now general manager of the Dominion Bank in London, England, Clifton Horsey was at Upper Canada from 1903, and was very popular with all who knew him. He left in 1911 to go to the Royal Military College and subsequently went on to McGill University.

Lieut. Horsey was originally attached to the London Scottish, and had been fighting since the war broke out. At Festubert in June, 1915, he was wounded severely by a bullet in the shoulder, and was out of action for three months. He was 23 years of age.

College Times (Summer 1916) pg. 6-7


More information about Lieutenant Clifton Mountbank Horsey ’08 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial

McGill Honour Roll 1914-1918

Canadian Great War Project

Canada At War

Commonwealth War Graves Commission