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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.

W. Hamilton

Died: January 1, 1917

There is little information on Old Boy W. Hamilton. He is listed on the Upper Canada College First World War memorial plaque

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Private Harold Thompson Henderson ’10

Died: February 22, 1917

Attended UCC 1905-1910

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Lance Corporal Robert Bennet Moffat ’99

Died: March 1, 1917

Attended 1896-1899

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Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Williamson Hewetson ’89

Died: March 6, 1917

Attended UCC 1885-1889

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Major Duncan Stewart Storey ’91

Died: March 23, 1917

Attended UCC 1888-1891

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Second Lieutenant Colin St. George Campbell ’00

Died: April 6, 1917

Attended UCC 1895-1900

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Second Lieutenant Keith Lefroy ’12

Died: April 7, 1917

Attended UCC 1902-1912

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Major Walter Eyre Curry ’09

Died: April 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1903-1909

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Private Walter Francis Sime ’12

Died: April 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1912

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Sergeant Lewis Henry Brown ’99

Died: April 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1896-1899

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Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Woodman Leonard ’00

Died: April 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1899-1900

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Captain William Bruce Macculloch ’03

Died: April 11, 1917

Captain William Bruce Macculloch ’03 is listed in the memorial volume, Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919, but his name was missed from

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Second Lieutenant Philip Bentinck Boyd ’05

Died: April 13, 1917

Attended UCC 1904-1905

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Lieutenant Norman Eden Walker ’14

Died: April 13, 1917

Attended UCC 1905-1914

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Lieutenant Maurice Arundel Clarkson ’11

Died: April 21, 1917

Attended UCC 1906-1911

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Lieutenant E. Henry Allen

Died: April 24, 1917

Attended UCC 1871-1872

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Lieutenant James Cuthbert Hartney ’03

Died: May 1, 1917

Attended UCC 1901-1903

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Lieutenant Colonel Russel Hubert Britton ’01

Died: May 2, 1917

Attended UCC 1898-1901

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Major William Beverley Crowther ’07

Died: May 3, 1917

Attended UCC 1902-1907

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Lieutenant Charles Tupper Bruce ’14

Died: May 5, 1917

Attended UCC 1913-1914

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Lieutenant-Colonel George Taylor Denison ’88

Died: May 8, 1917

Attended UCC 1880-1888

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Lieutenant Mowbray MacDonell Perdue ’09

Died: May 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1906-1909

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Second Lieutenant Basil Lancelot Cumpston ’11

Died: May 10, 1917

Attended UCC 1908-1911

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Captain Melchoir McEwen Eberts

Died: May 15, 1917

Attended UCC 1905-1906

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Lieutenant Lindsey Drummond ’11

Died: May 18, 1917

Attended UCC 1906-1911

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Second Lieutenant John Douglas Price Scholfield ’12

Died: May 26, 1917

Attended UCC 1908-1912

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Lieutenant George MacDonald Dick

Died: May 29, 1917

Attended UCC 1914

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Sergeant Robert Douglas Patterson ’07

Died: June 14, 1917

Attended UCC 1903-1907

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Lieutenant Jeffery Filder Smith ’03

Died: June 29, 1917

Attended UCC 1900-1903

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Lieutenant Henry Joseph Watlington ’14

Died: July 6, 1917

Attended UCC 1911-1914

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Second Lieutenant Malcolm Charlton Crerar ’15

Died: August 3, 1917

Attended 1909-1915

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Lieutenant Donald Ryerson MacDonald ’10

Died: August 16, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1910

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Flight Sub-Lieutenant Ford Stuart Strathy ’11

Died: August 17, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1911

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Lieutenant John Weir ’99

Died: August 21, 1917

Attended UCC 1897-1899

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Lieutenant Frank Lawrence Johnson ’15

Died: September 6, 1917

Attended UCC 1913-1915

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Second Lieutenant Stanley Lorne Crowther ’14

Died: September 20, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1914

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Second Lieutenant George Herbert (Bert) Berry ’12

Died: October 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1910-1912

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Lieutenant Norwood MacLeod ’02

Died: October 14, 1917

Attended UCC 1900-1902

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Captain John Robinson Woods ’10

Died: October 24, 1917

Attended UCC 1904-1910

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Probationary Flight Officer George Heaven Morang ’14

Died: October 27, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1914

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Lieutenant Paul Brooks Clarke ’10

Died: October 27, 1917

Attended UCC 1909-1910

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Captain Herve Murray Grant ’07

Died: October 28, 1917

Attended UCC 1905-1907

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Captain George Clarence Rogers ’10

Died: October 30, 1917

Attended UCC 1907-1910

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Private John Dewar McMurrich ’92

Died: December 9, 1917

Attended UCC 1884-1892

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Flight Lieutenant Murray Grant Gunn ’11

Died: December 17, 1917

Attended 1907-1911

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Captain William Arthur Peel Durie ’98

Died: December 29, 1917

Attended UCC 1893-1898

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On August 04, 2014, The Canadian Press published the following First World War timeline, with key Canadian 1917 dates:

April 9-12, 1917:
Canadians storm and capture Vimy Ridge. Casualties: 10,602.

Aug. 29, 1917:
Canada’s conscription bill becomes law.

Sept. 20, 1917:
The War-time Elections Act becomes law, giving the vote in federal elections to women who were British subjects otherwise qualified as to age, race and residence; and the wife, widow, mother, sister or daughter of any person in the naval forces inside or outside Canada or any person in the military forces outside Canada who was serving or served with Canada or Great Britain.

Oct. 26, 1917:
Canadian Corps opens the Battle of Passchendaele.

Nov. 14, 1917:
Canadian Corps winds up Passchendaele battle. Casualties: 15,654.

Nov. 20, 1917:
Canada’s first Income Tax Act becomes law.

Dec. 6, 1917:
Accident involving munitions ship in Halifax harbour triggers explosion that kills 1,630 people.

Dec. 17, 1917:
Borden’s Unionist government wins federal election. Union: 150, Liberal 83, three others.

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