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Lieutenant Henry Vernon Le Mesurier

Died: April 18, 1918

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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

 

 

More information about Lieutenant Henry Vernon Le Mesurier can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Canada At War

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

Trinity College School Old Boys at War, 1899-1902, 1914-1918, 1939-1945

Find A Grave

The London Gazette