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Lieutenant Henry Vernon Le Mesurier
Died: April 18, 1918
Lieut. Henry V. Le Mesurier of 63 Isabella St., son of Mr. G. Le Mesurier, who was at U.C.C. from 1905 to 1907 died of wounds at Rouen Hospital on April 18th ; he obtained his commission in the Royal Canadian Dragoons in October 1914, took a draft of 50 men to England in June 1915, went to France in October of the same year and was there until his death. He was awarded the Military Cross last February, when he was slightly wounded and was given a bar to the Cross for special work at the taking of Moreuil Wood on March 30th, when he received wounds which caused his death. He was 24 years of age and was at the R. M. College before joining the Dragoons.
He was a good athlete, being an excellent boxer and also Captain of the Harriers while at Kingston. A brother, Capt. N. B. Le Mesurier, R.A.M.C., has been in France since October, 1914.
College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 18-19
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