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

Lieutenant Edward Blake Allan ’97

Died: June 3, 1916

Lieut. Edward Blake Allan was killed in action at Zillebeke, June, 1916.

Lieut. Allan was the son of H. W. Allan, of Windsor, Ont., and served as lieutenant in the Canadian Mounted Rifles in South Africa. He joined the First C.E.F. as a private in an ammunition column, and gained his commission in an infantry battalion after Ypres.

Lieut. Allan was at U.C.C. from 1896-1897, and died at the age of 37.

College Times (Christmas 1917) pg. 6


More information on Lieutenant Edward Blake Allan ’97 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

Canada At War

Great Canadian War Project