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

Major Alan Featherston Aylesworth ’97

Died: August 24, 1919

Only son of Sir Allen Aylesworth; b. Toronto; ed. Upper Canada College; University College 1897-1901, B.A.; Law School; Barrister, firm of Aylesworth, Wright, Moss & Thompson; 36th Regt., Lieut.; md. Gladys Burton.

In September 1915 he was appointed to the 74th Battalion, and in November transferred to the 95th Battalion. He went overseas in May 1916. During part of 1917 he was attached to the War Office for special duty. At the end of that year he was invalided home and discharged shortly afterwards. During the following months he was in ill health, and died at Barrie on August 24th, 1919.

,University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918 pg. 159


More information about Major Alan Featherston Aylesworth ’97 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Great War Project

The Law Society of Upper Canada – World War One Memorial

The Law Society of Upper Canada – Archive