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SYRIAN PARISH
SYDNEY MINES



SYRIAN PARISH

Rev. Louis Soaib, P.P.

Summary: 13 enlisted

Abbaas, Pte. Joseph                                      C.F.C.

Andrea, Pte. Joseph                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Andrea, Pte. Michael                                     17th Batt., C.F.A.

Caram, Pte. Feris                                        185th Bn., C.I.

Garab, Cpl. Moses                                        94th Reg't.

Hawko, Pte. Joseph Abdela                                185th Bn., C.I.

Kalloff, Pte. Alex                                       no entry

Kalloff, Pte. Ragie                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Kawaja, Pte. Henry                                       no entry

Ouque, Pte. Joseph                                       no entry

Stevem, Pte. Thomas                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Tommy, Pte. Massod                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Yousef, Pte. George                                      25th Bn., C.I.


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SYDNEY MINES

Rev. C. F. MacKinnon, P.P.

Summary: 290 enlisted, 33 killed, 60 wounded

Anderson, Pte. Robert                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Bordsevick., Pte. Joseph                                 185th Bn., C.I.

Biluk, Pte. Marcardi                                     106th Bn., C.I.

Blenkhorn, Pte. Robert                                   40th Bn., C.I.

Bonain, Pte. Lucian                                      22nd Bn., C.I.

Bonain, Pte. Maurice                                     22nd Bn., C.I.

*Boyd, Pte. Alex.                                        25th Bn., C.I.

*Brogan, Capt. James, M.M.
promoted from  Sgt.                                      85th Bn., C.I.

*Brogan, Pte. Henry                                      40th Bn., C.I.

Brogan, Pte. Patrick                                     40th Bn., C.I.

*Brogan, Pte. Patrick                                    25th Bn., C.I.

*Brogan, Pte. Frank, M.M.                                40th & 85th Bns., C.I.

Brogan, Pte. James                                       25th Bn., C.I.

Brogan, Pte. John                                        40th Bn., C.I.

Brown, Pte. George                                       185th Bn., C.I.

*Boutilier, Pte. William                                 64th Bn., C.I.

Brown, Pte. Joseph A.                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Beattie, Pte. James J.                                   no entry

Brennan, Pte. James                                      40th Bn., C.I.

Brennan, Pte. William                                    40th Bn., C.I.

Bolsweckus, Pte. Joseph                                  185th Bn., C.I.

Bathers, Pte. Mick                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Baronitis, Pte. John                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Bianchini, Pte. Sabatino                                 185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

Brunette, Pte. Bruno                                     Italian Army

Benson, Pte. Joseph                                      185th Bn. C.I.

Blanchard, Pte. Albert                                   185th Bn., C.I.

*Burchell, Gnr. Cyril                                    5th T. M. Batt., C.F.A.

Burchell, Pte. Peter                                     no entry

*Burnon, Pte. Joseph                                     185th Bn., C.I.

CARBERRY, PTE. EDWARD                                    64th Bn., C.I.

*Cashen, Sgt.-Major Michael, M.M.                        36th Batt., C.F.A.

Caroci, Pte. Angelo                                      185th Bn., C.I.

*Campbell, Pte. Michael                                  106th Bn., C.I.

Campbell, Pte. John A.                                   85th Bn., C.I.

Cantwell, James                                          64th Bn., C.I.
no rank

Cantwell, Arthur                                         10th Siege Batt., C.G.A.
no rank

CURRY, PTE. RICHARD                                      25th Bn., C.I.

*Curry, Pte. John J.                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Connelly, Pte. William                                   no entry

Cook, Frank                                              American Navy

Cunliffe, Pte. William                                   106th Bn., C.I. & C.A.M.C.

Crane, Sgt. Frank                                        25th Bn., C.I.

CRANE, PTE. WILLIAM                                      5th Bn., C.I.

Crane, Pte. James                                        40th Bn., C.I.

Cluett, Pte. Clarence                                    R.C.R., C.I.

CORKERY, PTE. RICHARD                                    25th Bn., C.I.

Campbell, Pte. John                                      185th Bn., C.I.

**Day, Sgt. James D., M.M.                               17th Batt., C.F.A.

*Daley, Pte. James                                       R.C.R., C.I.

DAVIDSON, PTE. ROBERT                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Davidson, Sgt. Leo                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Devoe, Pte. Hector                                       185th Bn., C.I.

DEVOE, PTE. JOHN. P.                                     85th Bn., C.I.

DIGGINS, PTE. MICHAEL                                    25th Bn., C.I.

Devine, Pte. James                                       185th Bn., C.I.

DiGregorio, Pte. Sabatino                                185th Bn., C.I.

DiPaolo, Pte. Frank                                      Italian Army

Demet, Pte. Julius                                       Italian Army

Dunn, Pte. James F.                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Donovan, Pte. Edward                                     40th Bn., C.I.

Donovan, Pte. Thomas                                     40th Bn., C.I.

*Driscoll, Pte. Harry                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Dumbeck, Pte. Anthony                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Dunlop, Lieut. Henry, M.C.
promoted from ranks                                      Railway Construction Corps.

DUNTLE, PTE. HARRY                                       25th Bn., C.I.

*Douglas, Pte. John                                      185th Bn., C.I.

*Erickson, Pte. John                                     25th Bn., C.I.

Evariste, Pte. Dennis                                    64th Bn., C.I.

Edmunds, Pte. Frank                                      25th Bn., C.I.

Francis, Capt. Bernard                                   C.A.M.C.

Francis, Pte. Richard A.                                 1st Depot Bn.

Fortune, Pte. Frank                                      40th Bn., C.I.
prisoner from Jun 1916

Fraser, Pte James P.                                     106th Bn., C.I.

Fraser, Pte. Alexander                                   106th Bn., C.I.

Farrelle, Pte. Patsey                                    85th Bn., C.I.

FORTUNE, PTE. DAN JOSEPH                                 85th Bn., C.I.

Gilhooley, Pte. William                                  40th Bn., C.I.

GARDINER, PTE. ANDREW                                    40th Bn., C.I.

GARDINER, PTE. MICK                                      25th Bn., C.I.

Gardiner, Pte. William F.                                40th Bn., C.I.

GOUTHRO, DVR. CHARLES                                    36th Batt., C.F.A.

**Gallagher, Pte. William                                85th Bn., C.I.

*Gillis, Pte. Dan H.                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Gouthro, Pte. William                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Gouthro, Pte. Nicholas                                   40th Bn., C.I.

Gouthro, Pte. John Edmund                                4th C.D.A.C.

*Gouthro, Pte. Levi                                      25th Bn., C.I.

Higgins, Pte. Hugh B.                                    85th Bn., C.I.

Higgins, Dvr. Arthur                                     36th Batt., C.F.A.

Higgins, Pte. James                                      185th Bn., C.I.

*Higgins, Pte. Mick                                      25th Bn., C.I.

*Higgins, Pte. Hugh L.                                   25th Bn., C.I.

*Handley, Pte. Edward                                    26th Bn., C.I.

Handley, Pte. Matthew                                    C. D. A. C.

*Horrocks, Cpl. Joseph                                   40th Bn., C.I.

HORROCKS, PTE. JOHN                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Horrocks, Pte. Robert                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Harrietha, Pte. Peter                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Harrietha, Pte. Daniel Joseph                            185th Bn., C.I.

Harrietha, Pte. Colin                                    R.C.R., C.I.

Hall, Pte. Charles                                       1st Depot Bn.

Hall, Pte. Harry                                         64th Bn., C.I.

Hall, Pte. Hugh                                          A.E.F.

*Harte, Pte. Matthew                                     106th Bn., C.I.

*Harte, Pte. William                                     1st Pioneer Bn.

Harte, Pte. Alex.                                        85th Bn., C.I.

Harte, Pte. Patrick                                      185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

HARTE, PTE. COLIN                                        85th Bn., C.I.

Harte, Pte. Robert                                       185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

Harte, Pte. Charles                                      85th Bn., C.I.

Harte, Pte. Thomas                                       85th Bn., C.I.

Haley, Pte. Stanley                                      1st Depot Bn.

Hennessey, Pte. Alonzo                                   25th Bn., C.I.

Hurley, Pte. John E.                                     R.C.R., C.I.

Iofalli, Pte. Carmine                                    Italian Army

Iofalli, Pte. Flaminunio                                 Italian Army

Ionnarelto, Pte. Roscoe                                  Italian Army

Jessome, Pte. Joseph                                     106th Bn., C.I.

Julian, Pte. Peter                                       Italian Army

*Kiely, Pte. Nicholas                                    64th Bn., C.I.

Kawaja, Pte. Harry                                       40th Bn., C.I.

Kennedy, Pte. Donald                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Kernick, Pte. John                                       25th Bn., C.I.

Kernick, Pte. William                                    17th Batt., C.F.A.

KERNICK, PTE. JOHN C.                                    R.C.R., C.I.

Lefline, Pte. Emile                                      French Army

Legato, Pte. John                                        185th Bn., C.I.

Lynch, Pte. Bernard                                      40th Bn., C.I.

Leach, Pte. Edward                                       1st Depot Bn.

Miles, Pte. Alfred                                       185th Bn., C.I.

*Moran, Pte. Robert                                      85th Bn., C.I.

*Morrison, Pte. John                                     1st Depot Bn.

MORRISON, PTE. ANGUS                                     185th Bn., C.I.

MORRISON, PTE. RONALD                                    185th Bn., C.I.

Morrsion, Pte. John                                      185th Bn., C.I.

****Morrison, Pte. William                               40th Bn., C.I.

Mosco, Pte. Gabrielle                                    Italian Army

Mosco, Pte. Sabatino                                     Italian Army

Marco, Pte. Peter D.                                     Italian Army

Megdrone, Pte. Frank                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Martin, Pte. Michael                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Morrison, Pte. Angus B.                                  40th Bn., C.I.

Matheson, Pte. Peter                                     85th Bn., C.I.

*Matheson, Pte. Michael                                  185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

*Murokus, Pte. Joseph                                    185th Bn., C.I. 

*MacAulay, L.-Cpl. John                                  40th Bn., C.I.

MacAulay, Pte. Maurice                                   185th Bn., C.I.

MacAulay, Pte. William                                   185th Bn., C.I. 

MacCormick, Sgt. Dan                                     10th Siege Batt., C.G.A.

MacCormick, Pte. Jerome                                  C.G.R.

MacCormick, Sgt. Joseph                                  94th C.G.R.

MacCallion, Pte. John                                    185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

Transcribe Note:  
Mc & Mac are mixed

*MacDonald, Pte. Alex                                    25th Bn., C.I.; 10th & 68th
                                                           Batt., C.F.A.  

**McDonald, Pte. John James                              40th Bn., C.I. 

McDonald, Pte. Edward                                    64th Bn., C.I.

*McDonald, Pte. Dan                                      185th Bn., C.I.

*McDonald, Pte. Allan J.                                 85th Bn., C.I.

*McDonald, Pte. Thomas, M.M.                             40th Bn., C.I.

MACDONALD, PTE. DAN A.                                   25th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Gnr. Thomas                                   39th Batt., C.F.A.

MACDONALD, PTE. ALEX. J.                                 85th Bn., C.I.

*MacDonald, Pte. Hector J.                               185th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Pte. Alphonsus                                63rd Bn., C.I.

MacDougall, Pte. James                                   185th Bn., C.I.

MacDougall, Pte. Joseph                                  40th Bn., C.I.

MacGowan, Pte. Patrick                                   85th Bn., C.I.

*MacGowan, Pte. Thomas                                   85th Bn., C.I.

MacGee, Pte. Philip                                      185th Bn., C.I.

MacGee, Pte. George                                      185th Bn., C.I.

MacGregor, Pte. Alfred                                   25th Bn., C.I.

**MacInnis, L.-Cpl. Dan P.                               85th Bn., C.I.

*MacInnis, Pte. Lawrence                                 106th Bn., C.I.

MACINTOSH, PTE. ISAAC                                    40th Bn., C.I.

MACINTOSH, PTE. ROBERT                                   25th Bn., C.I.

MacIntosh, Pte. James                                    85th Bn., C.I.

MACINTOSH, PTE. JOSEPH                                   185th Bn., C.I.

*MacIntosh, Pte. Allan                                   40th & 13th Bns., C.I.

MacIntosh, Sgt. John                                     185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

MacIntosh, Pte. Norman                                   25th Bn., C.I.

*MacIntosh, Pte. Roderick                                64th Bn., C.I.

MacIntyre, Pte. Dan H.                                   64th Bn., C.I.

MacIntyre, Pte. Vincent                                  1st Depot Bn.

MacIntyre, Pte. James                                    106th Bn., C.I.

MacIntyre, Pte. Hector                                   94th C.G.R.

*MacIntyre, Pte. Rod                                     25th Bn., C.I.

MacIntyre, Pte. Peter                                    R.C.R., C.I.

MacIsaac, Pte. Andrew                                    Engineers, A.E.F.

MacIsaac, Pte. Michael                                   1st Depot Bn.

MACISAAC, PTE. ALEX. D.                                  185th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon. Lieut. William V.
promoted from ranks                                      25th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, Cpl. Frank                                    185th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, L.-Cpl. John                                  185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

MACKINNON, PTE. JAMES                                    185th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, Pte. Alex. J.                                 185th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, Pte. Neil A.                                  40th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, Pte. Charles                                  1st Depot Bn.

MacKinnon, Pte. Alex, M.M.                               no entry

MacLean, Pte. John D.                                    40th Bn., C.I.

MACLEAN, PTE. JOHN L.                                    1st Tunnelling Co.

MacLean, Pte. Allan                                      25th Bn., C.I.

MACLEAN, JOSEPH                                          Navy

*MacLean, Pte. Vincent                                   40th Bn., C.I.

MacLean, Pte. John                                       40th Bn., C.I.

MacLean, Pte. Peter                                      40th Bn., C.I.

MACLEAN, PTE. JOHN JAMES                                 40th Bn., C.I.

*MacLean, Pte. Frank M.                                  106th Bn., C.I.

MacLellan, Gnr. Alex.                                    10th Siege Batt., C.G.A.

MacMahon, Pte. John                                      185th Bn., C.I.

MacMullin, Pte. John                                     106th Bn., C.I.

MacMillin, Pte. Peter                                    106th Bn., C.I.

*MacMullin, Bdr. Laurence                                6th Batt., C.F.A.

MacMullin, Lieut. Dan
promoted from ranks                                      25th Bn., C.I.

MACNEIL, PTE. JOSEPH                                     40th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. Neil                                       40th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. Angus                                      185th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. Angus                                      C.A.M.C.

MacNeil, Pte. Dan                                        C.A.S.C.

MacNeil, Pte. Anthony                                    185th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. John P.                                    64th Bn., C.I. 

MacNeil, Sgt. James A.
prisoner 1915                                            25th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. John                                       185th Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. Stephen                                    Railway Construction Corps. 

MacNamara, Dvr. Charles                                  36th Batt., C.F.A.

MacPhee, Pte. Malcolm                                    185th Bn., C.I.

MacPhee, Pte. Dan                                        94th C.G.R.

MacPhee, Pte. Lauchlin                                   C.D.A.C.

*MacPhee, Pte. William                                   85th Bn., C.I.

MacPherson, Pte. George                                  85th Bn., C.I.

MacVarish, Pte. Dan                                      Western Bn.

Nicholson, Pte. Paul                                     40th Bn., C.I.

*Nicholson, Pte. John E.                                 185th Bn., C.I.

Nicholson, Pte. Joseph                                   4th Pioneer Bn.

*Nearing, Pte. Joseph                                    185th Bn., C.I.

O'Connell, Pte. Dan                                      4th Pioneer Bn.

O'HANDLEY, PTE. LAWRENCE                                 185th Bn., C.I.

O'Handley, Pte. Alex.                                    R.A.F.

*O'Handley, Pte. Douglas                                 40th Bn., C.I.

Oram, Pte. George                                        185th Bn., C.I.

Petrie, Pte. Joseph H.                                   25th Bn., C.I.

Petrie, Pte. Thomas                                      40th Bn., C.I.

Peck, Pte. Edward F.                                     8th Siege Batt., C.G.A.

Purdie, Bdr. Joseph                                      R.C.G.A.

Purdie, Pte. Albert                                      106th Bn., C.I.

Palanzo, Pte. Joseph                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Palanzo, Pte. Nat                                        185th Bn., C.I.

Parsons, Pte. Charles                                    25th Bn., C.I.

Pero, Pte. Patrick                                       1st Depot Bn.

Pero, Pte. Joseph                                        1st Depot Bn.

Paulton, Pte. Wilfred                                    40th Bn., C.I.

Perry, Pte. Philip                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Pedro, Pte. Andrew                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Quinn, Cpl. John                                         94th C.G.R.

Quinn, Pte. Thomas                                       1st Depot Bn.

Reiley, Pte. Pat                                         25th Bn., C.I.

Ryan, Pte. Vincent                                       40th Bn., C.I.

Robertson, Daniel                                        Navy

RONAYNE, SGT. CHARLES, M.M.                              25th Bn., C.I.

Rabbie, Pte. Supponi                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Rodgers, Pte. John J.                                    25th Bn., C.I.

Ramsay, Pte. John                                        R.C.R., C.I.

Sabatto, Pte. Furnatto                                   no entry

Sylvester, Pte. James                                    no entry

Sylvester, Pte. Joseph                                   185th Bn., C.I.

Sano, Pte. John D.                                       185th Bn., C.I. 

Sonto, Pte. John J.                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Sebastin, Pte. Soptonie                                  Italian Army

SUTHERLAND, PTE. ALEX.                                   25th Bn., C.I. 

Sutherland, Pte. Hugh                                    185th Bn., C.I.

*Sutherland, Pte. Leo (John Leo)                         40th Bn., C.I.
Son of Michael & Mary Elizabeth (Bella) MacKinnon        
Born 16 Sep 1894, died 22 Nov 1962
Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Steele, Pte. Alex J.                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Salvey, Pte. Joseph                                      185th Bn., C.I.

Salz, Pte. Cecil                                         185th Bn., C.I.

*Tutty, Pte. Joseph                                      R.C.R., C.I.

TUTTY, PTE. ROBERT                                       25th Bn., C.I.

Tompkins, Pte. Thomas                                    193rd Bn., C.I.

Tombino, Pte. Ed                                         Italian Army

Tomney, Engineer James                                   Navy

Tobin, Maurice                                           Navy

Taylor, Pte. Charles                                     185th Bn., C.I.

**Vickers, Pte. Hugh                                     185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

Verant, Pte. Jean                                        French Army

*Walsh, Pte. John Edward                                 40th Bn., C.I.

*Walsh, Pte. David                                       185th Bn., C.I.

Walsh, Bernard                                           94th C.G.R.
no rank

*Whalen, Pte. David                                      185th Bn., C.I.

WALL, PTE. PATRICK                                       40th Bn., C.I.

YOUNG, PTE. ALEX                                         185th & 85th Bns., C.I.

*Young, Pte. Matthew                                     185th Bn., C.I.

Young, Pte. Robert                                       94th C.G.R.

**Young, Pte. John                                       40th Bn., C.I.

Missed names & other data:

BOUTILIER, Alexander, b. 24 Apr 1881, (son of John Boutilier and Annie ____) joined the 185th Battalion, Cape Breton Highlanders, CEF, on 13 Mar 1916 in Sydney Mines; Regimental No. 877423.

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Copyright © Transcribed by Joan Hapeman Somers
30 June 1998