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

Lieutenant Frank Lawrence Johnson ’15

Died: September 6, 1917

Lieut. Frank Lawrence Johnson was at U.C.C. from 1913-1915. On leaving the College, he was employed in the Royal Bank of Canada at Martinique, West Indies. He joined the British West Indies Regiment in January 1916 at St. Lucia. From here he was sent in charge of his men to Trinidad, and from there he went to Egypt with the B.W.I. Regiment. In Egypt, he joined the Royal Flying Corps. He had been flying for about three months and had qualified for fast scout work. He met his death in an accident while flying on the 6th September, 1917.

While at U.C.C, Lieut. Johnson played on the First Cricket team of 1914, and also took a keen interest in the Rifle Company holding the rank of Corporal. He was the son of Mr. F. H. Johnson of St. Lucia, Barbados, and was 19 years of age.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 14


More information about Lieutenant Frank Lawrence Johnson ’15 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Royal Bank of Canada

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered 

Caribbean Roll of Honour