Our Brothers in WW1

Some more info on what these Alexandra Lodge #87 brothers did in the First World War. 

  1. Francis Audas 
  2. Hubert C. Bird
  3. Earle W. Black
  4. Leland N. Black - formerly of Amherst who enlisted as a Private with the 85th and rose to Serg. in the Batt.
  5. Lloyd W. Black - of Amherst, who enlisted with the 85th and rose to the rank of Lieut.
  6. Allison H. Borden -formerly of Amherst who when war commenced was an officer of the Permanent Force in Halifax and enlisted for Overseas service and later became Lieut. Col. and O.C. of the 85th Batt.
  7. Donald Bradley - formerly of Amherst who enlisted in Montreal with the Mt. Rifles and was wounded while serving Overseas.
  8. Norman C. Christie - formerly of Amherst who enlisted as a Private with the 85th and rose to the rank of Lieut in the same Batt and was killed somewhere in France.
  9. Percy E. Cosman
  10. Milton N. Curll - enlisted in the 85th Batt.
  11. Victor G. Curry - formerly of Amherst and later Montreal, Que.
  12. Walter H. Dance
  13. Frank J. Elliott - of Amherst who enlisted with the 6th Rifles.
  14. J. Howard Fage - formerly of Amherst, who enlisted as a Private with the 85th.
  15. J. Gordon Fogo - he enlisted with the 85th Batt and served Overseas.
  16. Archibald W. Foster
  17. Melville A. S. Goodwin
  18. Kenneth B. Hawkins - of Amherst attached to the Permanent Force guarding the Internment Camp in Amherst.
  19. George E. Herman - he enlisted with the 85th Batt and served Overseas.
  20. John G. Johnstone
  21. Grover C. Lewis - formerly of Amherst and later Boston where he enlisted with the U.S. Navy.
  22. Roy G. MacKay - formerly of Amherst who enlisted as a Private with the 85th and rose to Lieut in that Batt.
  23. James L. McKee - formerly of Amherst, was a Lieut. attached to the Home Defense and served part of his time as one of the officers guarding the Internment Camp situated at Amherst.
  24. William A. Morrell - of Amherst who enlisted as a Private in the 85th Batt.
  25. George M. Morrison - of Amherst, who enlisted with the 6th Mt. Rifles and rose to the rank of Lieut. in the R.A.R.
  26. H. Ward Murdock - he enlisted with the 85th Batt as a Private and rose to the rank of Lieut in that Batt.
  27. Henry N. Pineo - of Amherst, Barrister, born at Waterville, Kings, Co., graduate of Acadia and Dalhousie in Law, who enlisted while in Amherst with the 6th Mt. Rifles and rose to rank of Major and was killed.
  28. J. Layton Ralston - later became Lieut. Col. and O.C. of the 85th Batt.
  29. Arthur E. Rockwell
  30. James O. Rodgers - he enlisted with the 85th Batt and served Overseas.
  31. Albert E. Sopp - formerly of Amherst and later of Vancouver where he enlisted with the B.C. Batt.
  32. Wallace G. Sutherland - he enlisted with the 85th Batt and served Overseas.
  33. Charles W. Thornton - Enlisted with the 40th and then transferred to the 25th Batt. He served 13 months in France.
  34. Fred A. Vivian - he was attached to the Permanent Force guarding the Internment Camp in Amherst.
  35. G. William Walsh - he enlisted with the 85th Batt and served Overseas.
  36. John B. Williston - of Amherst, who enlisted with an Overseas Batt. was wounded and later attached to the Permanent Force guarding the Internment Camp.

 

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