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

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The interactive timeline below provides a visual representation of our Old Boy fallen soldiers.

Lieutenant Ralph Egerton Norris Jones ’92

Died: April 6, 1916

Attended UCC 1891-1892

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Private Reginald Hewitt Capreol ’09

Died: April 10, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1909

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Private Henry Douglas Laidlaw ’99

Died: April 19, 1916

Attended UCC 1896-1899

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Lieutenant Clifton M. Horsey ’08

Died: April 22, 1916

Attended UCC 1902-1908

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Lieutenant Thomas Molyneaux Graves

Died: April 22, 1916

Attended UCC 1899-1901

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Gunner Clare Levack ’14

Died: April 26, 1916

Attended UCC 1913-1914

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Lance Corporal Fred Dobie ’97

Died: May 7, 1916

Attended UCC 1896-1897

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Major George Edward Vansittart ’01

Died: May 14, 1916

Attended UCC 1900-1901

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Lieutenant Trafford Jones ’03

Died: May 16, 1916

Attended UCC 1898-1903

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Lieutenant Colonel William Renwick Marshall ’88

Died: May 19, 1916

Attended UCC 1887-1888

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Lieutenant Howard Primrose ’13

Died: May 26, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1913

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Private George Tisdale ’14

Died: June 2, 1916

Attended UCC 1913-1914

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Lieutenant Harvey Watt Cockshutt ’01

Died: June 2, 1916

Attended UCC 1900-1901

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Lieutenant Edward Blake Allan ’97

Died: June 3, 1916

Attended UCC 1896-1897

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Lieutenant Charles Arthur Wilson ’05

Died: June 5, 1916

Attended UCC 1902-1905

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Lance Corporal Hugh Melville Carmichael ’05

Died: June 6, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1905

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Lieutenant George Lawrence Bisset MacKenzie ’09

Died: June 7, 1916

Attended UCC 1902-1906, 1908-1909

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Lieutenant Oswald Wetherald Grant ’11

Died: June 13, 1916

Attended UCC 1906-1911

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Lieutenant Thomas Brehaut Saunders ’10

Died: June 13, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1910

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Lance Corporal Aubrey De Vere Arnold Turquand ’09

Died: June 13, 1916

Attended UCC 1909-1911

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Gunner Sydney Mercer McWhinney ’15

Died: June 15, 1916

Attended UCC 1913-1915

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Lieutenant James Stanley Lightfoot Welch ’08

Died: July 1, 1916

Attended 1906-1908

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Second Lieutenant Guy Peirce Dunstan ’11

Died: July 1, 1916

Attended UCC 1907-1911

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Captain John Alfred Benjamin ’08

Died: July 5, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1908

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Lieutenant Herbert Spencer Holcroft ’92

Died: July 8, 1916

Attended UCC 1888-1892

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Captain Wilfred James Dobson (Faculty)

Died: July 9, 1916

Assistant Master c.1909-1911

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Private Hugh Emerson McKay ’00

Died: July 9, 1916

Attended UCC 1898-1900

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Lance Corporal Thomas Gordon McLean ’13

Died: July 19, 1916

Attended UCC 1909-1913

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Lieutenant John Anthony Ninian Ormsby ’12

Died: August 2, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1912

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Major-General Frederick William Benson

Died: August 19, 1916

Attended UCC circa 1864

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Lieutenant Henry Maurice Corbold ’15

Died: August 28, 1916

Attended 1908-1908, 1910-1915

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Private Allan Henry MacDonald ’77

Died: September 1, 1916

Attended 1874-1877

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Lieutenant Colonel Coote Nisbit Shanly ’80

Died: September 7, 1916

Attended 1875, 1876-1880

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Major William Archer Casey ’03

Died: September 8, 1916

Attended UCC 1899-1903

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Lieutenant Francis Carl Howard ’13

Died: September 9, 1916

Attended UCC 1908-1913

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Lieutenant John Ure Garrow ’06

Died: September 12, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1906

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Captain John Cuthbert Stairs ’09

Died: September 15, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1909

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Major Burns Ker Weld Thomson ’99

Died: September 15, 1916

Attended 1890, 1895-1899

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Lieutenant William Taylor Willison ’07

Died: September 15, 1916

Lieut. William Taylor Willison fell in action in the Somme advance on Sept. 15th, 1916. Lieut. Willison joined the Q.O.R. as a

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Lieutenant Archibald Walter MacDonald ’06

Died: September 15, 1916

Attended 1898-1906

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Second Lieutenant Maurice Irving Machell ’08

Died: September 15, 1916

Attended UCC 1904-1908

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Lieutenant Howard Elliott Scott ’10

Died: September 16, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1910

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Captain John Egerton Ryerson ’03

Died: September 19, 1916

Attended UCC 1900-1903

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Lieutenant Ernest Alroy Simpson ’11

Died: September 22, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1911

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Private William Francis Munro ’97

Died: October 1, 1916

Attended 1892-1893

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Lieutenant Claude Castlemaine Temple ’99

Died: October 2, 1916

Attended 1895-1899

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Lieutenant Henry Valmond Walker ’10

Died: October 8, 1916

Attended UCC 1909-1910

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Major Edmund Rochfort Street ’94

Died: October 15, 1916

Attended UCC 1889-1894

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Major Gordon Hamilton Southam ’03

Died: October 15, 1916

Attended UCC 1898-1903

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Lieutenant D’Arcy Rein Wadsworth ’10

Died: October 19, 1916

Attended UCC 1906-1910

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Driver Henry Horace Jones ’94

Died: October 21, 1916

Attended UCC 1894

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Lieutenant Frederic Gustavus Stupart ’14

Died: October 22, 1916

Attended UCC 1908-1914

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Major Charles Alexander Moss ’90

Died: October 24, 1916

Attended UCC 1885-1890

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Captain William Sinclair Tuck ’11

Died: October 30, 1916

Attended 1906-1911

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Lieutenant Victor Benson Wright ’13

Died: November 18, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1913

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Major John Redmond Meredith ’91

Died: November 25, 1916

Attended UCC 1890-1891

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Lieutenant Irwin Davis ’12

Died: December 4, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1912

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Captain Arthur Gerald Knight ’13

Died: December 20, 1916

Attended UCC 1905-1913

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On August 04, 2014, The Canadian Press published the following First World War timeline, with key Canadian 1916 dates:

June 2-13, 1916:
Battle of Mount Sorrel. Some 8,000 Canadian casualties.

July 1, 1916:
Opening day of the Battle of the Somme. The Newfoundland Regiment sent about 780 men into the attack and 684 were killed or wounded. The battle dragged out until mid-November, with the Canadian Corps joining the fighting in September. Canadian casualties: 24,029.

If you would like to see the original Canadian Press Timeline please follow this link.