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

Lieutenant George MacDonald Dick

Died: May 29, 1917

Lieut. G. M. Dick was at U.C.C. in 1914 ; he took his commission at the age of 17 ; he was the grandson of the late Col. G. Macdonald, who came to Canada as Aide-de-Camp to Lord Napier, and the great-grandson of Gen. G. Macdonald, of Waterloo fame. Lieut. Dick went overseas in June, 19 16, with the 84th Battalion ; he afterwards transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. He was killed on May 29th in a fight with overwhelming odds against several German planes.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 7


More information about Lieutenant George MacDonald Dick 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

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

The War Graves Photographic Project 

Trinity College School Old Boys at War