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

Lieutenant Thomas Harold Reade ’04

Died: April 5, 1918

Lieut. T. H. Reade, son of Thomas W. Reade, M.D., was at U.C.C. from 1902 to 1904. In 1904, he entered the service of the Imperial Bank, Toronto, and in 1908 was transferred to Western branches, being accountant at Revelstoke, B.C., for some years. He went to the Southern States in 1914, returning the following year to enlist as a private with the 89th Battalion at Calgary, shortly becoming sergeant and being recommended for a commission. After passing the examinations for Lieutenant and Captain at the Victoria Military School, he went overseas in December 1916, and joined the 29th Battalion in France in September 1917. He was killed in action, April 5th, 1918 and buried with military honours in the British Military Cemetery at Bellacourt.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 20-21



More information about Lieutenant Thomas Harold Reade ’04 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 National Archives – UK

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies

Find A Grave

The London Gazette