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CANSO
CHETICAMP
CHRISTMAS ISLAND
CREIGNISH

CANSO


Rev. J.W. MacIsaac, P.P.


Summary: 111 enlisted, 8 killed, 14 wounded


Bouggan, Bugler J.W.,                                  C.G.R.

*Brown, Pte. John,
(son of William Joseph &
Mary McDonald Brown)                                   25th Bn., C.I.

Brown, Lieut. William Donald,
promoted from ranks                                    
(son of William Joseph &
Mary McDonald Brown)                                   185th Bn., C.I.

Cameron, Instructor Fred. J., 
promoted from ranks                                    R.A.F.

Cameron, Gnr. John G.,                                 C.F.A. 

Cameron, N.S. Mary L.,                                 C.A.M.C.

Cohoon, Pte. Cecil J.,                                 C.F.C.

Dort, Pte. David,                                      193rd Bn., C.I.

Dort, Pte. David Leander,                              1st Depot Bn.

Dort, Thomas Leo,                                      2nd Bn., C.E.

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

Feltmate, Pte. James,                                  64th Bn., C.I.
(son of William Abner Feltmate
and Agnes Drover Feltmate)

Feltmate, Pte. John,                                   C.G.R.
(son of William Abner Feltmate
and Agnes Drover Feltmate)

Feltmate, Pte. William,                                1st Depot Bn.
(son of William Abner Feltmate
and Agnes Drover Feltmate)

Fanning, Pte. Sylvester,                               C.G.R.

Fanning, Cpl. Richard,                                 C.G.R.

*Fanning, Pte. Charles R.,                             193rd Bn., & 85th Bn., C.I.

Fanning, Sgt. Gerald,                                  C.G.R.

*Fanning, Bugler Louis,                                193rd Bn., & 85th Bn., C.I.

Fanning, Pte. William,                                 25th Bn., C.I.

Fitzgerald, Spr. Simon C.,                             2nd Bn., C.R.T.

Flaherty, Pte. Joseph,                                 85th Bn., C.I.

Fogarty, Pte. Ambrose,                                 C.G.R.

Fogarty, Pte. Basil,                                   94th Bn., C.I.

*Fogarty, Pte. Ernest Vincent,                         28th Bn., C.I.

FOGARTY, PTE. HOWARD,                                  85th Bn., C.I.

***Fogarty, Sgt. James Alexander, 
Belgian War Cross                                      25th Bn., C.I.

Fogarty, Pte. Leo,                                     C.A.M.C.

Fogarty, Pte. Michael Patrick,                         193rd Bn., C.I.

FOGARTY, PTE. MARTIN,                                  1st Depot Bn.

Fogarty., Patrick,                                     193rd Bn., C.I.

Fogarty, Pte. Vincent,                                 C.G.R.

Gale, Pte. William,                                    C.G.R.

Gallant, Pte. Alex,                                    193rd Bn., C.I.

Gallant, Pte. Joseph,                                  193rd Bn., C.I.

George, Pte. Leo,                                      246th Res. Bn., C.I.

Goodyer, Asst. Engineer Joseph,                        British Navy
(Goodyear?)

Grover, Pte. Samuel,                                   C.G.R.

Haines, Pte. Charles,                                  1st Depot Bn.

Hanlon, Pte. Ellsworth,                                25th Bn., C.I.

Harnish, Pte. James W.,                                1st Depot Bn.

Horne, Pte. Michael,                                   C.E.

Hackett, Pte. J.J.,                                    no entry

Kay, Louis L., (no rank),                              26th Bn., C.I.

Keating, Pte. John,                                    C.A.M.C.

KEATING, SAILOR JAMES B.,                              U.S. S.S. "Rhode Island"

Keating, Pte. Raymond,                                 1st. Depot Bn.

Keefe, Pte. William,                                   C.G.R.

Kennedy, Martin, (no rank)                             no entry

Kennedy, Ferman, (no rank),                            C.G.R.

Kennedy, L-Cpl. Murdock,                               C.G.R.

Kennedy, Sgt.-Major Stephen,                           C.G.R.

Kiely, Pte. Austin,                                    85th Bn., C.I.

MANUEL, PTE. A.J.,                                     25th Bn., C.I.

Meager, Gnr. J.J.,                                     C.R.T.

Morrell, Pte. Wilfred,                                 C.G.R.

Munroe, Cpl. J.G.,                                     317th Field Signal Bn., A.E.F.

Munroe, Pte. Alonzo David,                             1st Depot Bn.

*MacDonald, L-Cpl. David F.,                           85th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Sgt. Frank, 
promoted from ranks                                    193rd Bn., C.I.

MacDougall, Pte. Hugh,                                 25th Bn., C.I.

MacDougall, Pte. John,                                 1st Depot Bn.

MacDougall, Cpl. Bertram,                              C.G.R.

**MacIsaac, Pte. Arthur Vincent,                       193rd Bn., C.I.

MacIsaac, Pte. Duncan,                                 85th Bn., C.I.

*MacIsaac, Pte. Henry Martin,                          193rd Bn., C.I.

MACISAAC, PTE. JOSEPH M.,                              193rd Bn., C.I.

MacIsaac, Pte. W.D.,                                   85th Bn., C.I.

MacKinnon, Sgt. Thomas,                                C.G.R.

MacKenzie, Pte. Daniel,                                C.G.R.

MacNeil, Pte. Ambrose,                                 193rd Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. Jerome Vincent,                          193rd Bn., C.I.

MacPherson, Pte. Dougald, 
prisoner 1916                                          46th Bn., C.I.

*Newell, Pte. Harry, D.S.M.,                           26th Bn., C.I.

O'DONOGHUE, LIEUT. CHARLES KINGSTON, M.S.M., 
promoted from ranks,                                   85th Bn., C.I.

O'Donoghue, Pte. John,                                 C.A.M.C.

O'Brien, Pte. James Edward,                            47th Bn., C.I.

O'Leary, Spr. Robert,                                  10th C.R.T.

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

Parker, Pte. George James,                             1st Depot Bn.

Pembroke, Pte. Peter,                                  193rd Bn., C.I.

Pembroke, Pte. Charles,                                C.G.R.

Pettingale, Cpl. John,                                 C.G.R.

Pyche, Pte. Leander,                                   4th Bn., C.I.

Rabbie, Pte. John,                                     C.G.R.

Reynold, Pte. William,                                 1st Depot Bn.

REYNOLD, PTE. JOHN A.,                                 40th Bn., C.I.

Reynold, Pte. Joseph,                                  1st Depot Bn.

Rossong, Walter, (no rank)                             no entry

Rossong, Pte. Charles,                                 193rd Bn., C.I.

Rossong, Pte. Henry,                                   1st Depot Bn.

*Russel, Pte. George,                                  64th Bn., C.I.

Ryan, Pte. John Thomas,                                1st Depot Bn.

Ryan, Pte. Harold J.,                                  1st Depot Bn.

Salomon, Pte. Jean,                                    French Army

Seraphin, Pte. David,                                  85th Bn., C.I.

Snow, Clare, (no rank)                                 no entry

SULLIVAN, PTE. THOMAS,                                 85th Bn., C.I.

*Sullivan, Sgt. James W.,  M.M.,                       25th Bn., C.I.

Sutherland, Pte. Joseph,                               Siege Batt., C.G.A.

Sutherland, Gnr. Joseph E.,                            6th Seige Batt., C.G.A.

Taylor, Sgt. W.A., M.M. 
promoted from ranks                                    4th Division Signalling Corps.

Tobin, Pte. Edward,                                    R.C.R., C.I.

*Weyline, Cpl. Robert,                                 25th Bn., C.I.

Weyline, Bugler, Wm.,                                  193rd Bn., C.I.

Walsh, Dvr. Bernard L.,                                5th Division, C.F.A.

*Walsh, Capt. Cecil O.,                                R.A.M.C.

Watkins, Pte. William Edward,                          193rd Bn., C.I.

Watkins, Pte. William T.,                              94th Bn., C.I.

Watkins, Pte. Edward,                                  C.E.

Williamson, Sgt. James,                                C.G.R.

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CHETICAMP


Rev. P.A. LeBlanc, P.P.


Summary: 117 enlisted, 11 killed, 6 wounded
AuCoin, Pte. Benedict,                                185th Bn., C.I.

AuCoin, Pte. Charles,                                 1st Depot Bn.

AuCoin, Pte. Daniel,                                  1st Depot Bn.

AuCoin, Pte. Dedier,                                  1st Depot Bn. 

AuCoin, Pte. Henri,                                   165th Bn., C.I. 

AUCOIN, PTE. HUBERT,                                  R.C.R., C.I. 

AuCoin, Pte. James,                                   1st Depot Bn. 

AuCoin, Pte. Job,                                     165th Bn., C.I. 

AuCoin, Pte. Leoni,                                   1st Depot Bn.

AuCoin, Pte. Louis,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

AuCoin, Cpl. Moise V.,                                2nd Pioneer Bn.

AuCoin, Pte. Paul,                                    1st Depot Bn.

AuCoin, Pte. Philias,                                 1st Depot Bn.

*AuCoin, Pte. Ulysses,                                25th Bn., C.I.

AuCoin, Pte. William C.,                              85th Bn., C.I.

AUCOIN, PTE, WILLIAM W.,                              185th Bn., C.I.

Bisson, Pte. Lubin,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Boudreau, Pte. Charles,                               185 Bn., C.I.

BOUDREAU, PTE. EVE.,                                  85th Bn., C.I.

Boudreau, Pte. Job,                                   1st Depot Bn.

Boudreau, Pte. Joseph,                                1st Depot Bn.

Boudreau, Pte. Joseph,                                1st. Depot Bn.

Boudreau, Pte. Joseph,                                1st Depot Bn.

Note: 3 Joseph listed

Boudreau, Pte. Mede C.,                               1st Depot Bn.

Boudreau, Pte. Moise,                                 1st Depot Bn.

Boudreau, Pte. Thomas,                                British Navy

Bourgeois, Pte. Angus,                                1st Depot Bn.

Bourbeois, Capt. Calixte,                             Navy

Bourgeois, Sgt. Didace,                               C.A.P.C.

*Bourgeois, Pte. Mede,                                185th Bn., C.I.

Butler, Pte. James,                                   1st Depot Bn.
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*Chiasson, Pte. Arsene,                               85th Bn., C.I.

*Chiasson, Sgt. Arthur,                               25th Bn., C.I.

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

CHIASSON, PTE. CHARLES,                               no entry

Chiasson, Pte. Cyril,                                 1st Depot Bn.

*Chiasson, John, (no rank),                           185th Bn., C.I.

Chiasson, Cpl. Joseph,                                1st Depot Bn.

Chiasson, Pte. Joseph,                                165th Bn., C.I.

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

Chiasson, Pte. Pierre,                                25th Bn., C.I.

Cormier, Pte. Damien,                                 1st Depot Bn.

Cormier, Pte. Marcellin,                              165th Bn., C.I.

Cormier, Pte. Michael,                                1st Depot Bn.

Cormier, Pte. Paul,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Cormier, Cpl. Pierre,                                 85th Bn,, C.I.

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

DesVeaux, Pte. Charles,                               A.E.F.

DesVeaux, Pte. Daniel,                                185th Bn., C.I.

DesVeaux, Pte. Frederick,                             165th Bn., C.I.

DESVEAUX, PTE. HECTOR,                                85th Bn., C.I.

*DesVeaux, Pte. Job,                                  25th Bn., C.I.

DesVeaux, Pte. John,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

DesVeaux, Pte. Joseph,                                1st Depot Bn.

DesVeaux, Pte. Jude,                                  185th Bn., C.I.

DesVeaux, Pte. Marcellin,                             R.A.F.

DESVEAUX, PTE. MICHAEL,                               85th Bn., C.I.

DesVeaux, Pte. Telesphore,                            185th Bn., C.I.

Doucet, Pte. John,                                    165th Bn., C.I.

Doucet, Pte. Leon,                                    1st Depot Bn.

Doucet, Pte. Patrice,                                 A.E.F.

Doucet, Pte. Romuald,                                 165th Bn., C.I.

Gallant, Major Charles F.,                            165th Bn., C.I.

HACHE, PTE. NECTAIRE,                                 185th Bn., C.I. 

Joly, Pte. Napoleon,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

Larade, Pte. Didace,                                  1st Depot Bn.

LeBlanc, Pte. Charles,                                165th Bn., C.I.

LeBlanc, Pte. John,                                   1st Depot Bn.

LeBlanc, Pte. John,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

LeBlanc, Pte. John,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

LeBlanc, Pte. Joseph,                                 165th Bn., C.I.

*LeBlanc, Pte. Thomas Charles,                        185th Bn., C.I.

LeBlanc, Sgt. Thomas,                                 C.A.P.C.

LeBlanc, Pte. Patrick,                                165th Bn., C.I.

LeBlanc, Pte. Pierre,                                 165th Bn., C.I.

LEFORT, SGT. HENRI,                                   185th Bn., C.I.

LeFort, Pte. Joseph,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

LeFort, Pte. Thomas,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

LeFort, Pte. 
(name not listed)
(son of Luca)                                         85th Bn., C.I.

LeLievre, Pte. Alex,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

*LeLievre, Pte. Charles,                              25th Bn., C.I.

LeLievre, Pte. John,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

LeLievre, Pte. John,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

LeLievre, Pte. Philippe,                              C.A.P.C.

LeLievre, Pte. Willie,                                165th Bn., C.I.

Luedee, Charles, (no rank)                            165th Bn., C.I.
Son of Philip & Elizabeth (Boudreau) Luedee

Luedee, Pte. Joseph                                   85th Bn., C.I.

LUEDEE, JOSEPH P.,                                    185th Bn., C.I.
Son of Philip & Elizabeth (Boudreau) Luedee

Maillet, Pte. Hyacinthe,                              1st Depot Bn.

Poirier, Pte. Alex,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Charles,                                1st Depot Bn.

*Poirier, Pte. Charles,                               185th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Damien,                                 A.E.F.

*Poirier, Pte. Didace,                                25th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Gracien,                                1st Depot Bn.

Poirier, Pte. Henri,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Henri,                                  165th Bn., C.I.

POIRIER, PTE. HENRI,                                  185th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Joseph,                                 165th Bn., C.I.

POIRIER, PTE. MARCELLIN,                              25th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Mede,                                   1st Depot Bn.

Poirier, Pte. Moise,                                  1st Depot Bn.

POIRIER, PTE. NAPOLEON,                               25th Bn., C.I.

Poirier, Pte. Thomas,                                 1st Depot Bn.

*Poirier, Pte. Wilfred,                               C.F.A.

Poirier, Pte. William,                                165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Sgt. Charles,                                  165th Bn., C.I.,

Roche, Pte. Daniel,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Pte. David,                                    165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Sgt. John,                                     C.M.G.C.

Roche, Pte. Joseph,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Joseph, (no rank),                             165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Pte. Joseph,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Pte. Joseph,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Note: 4 Joseph listed

Roche, Pte. Pierre,                                   66th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Pte. Placide,                                  25th Bn., C.I.

Roche, Sgt. Thomas,                                   165th Bn., C.I.

Romard, Pte. Edmond,                                  1st Depot Bn.

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND


Rev. A.R. MacDonald, P.P.


Summary: 43 enlisted, 2 killed, 7 wounded

*Carey, Pte. James,                                   2nd C.M.R.

Farrell, Pte. Joe,                                    no entry

Gillis, Pte. Dan R.,                                  40th Bn., C.I.

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

Gillis, Pte. John B.,                                 85th Bn., C.I.

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

*Gillis, Pte. Stephen,                                40th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Pte. Angus J.,                             A.E.F.

MacDonald, Pte. Anthony,                              1st Depot Bn.

MacDonald, Pte. Dan,                                  A.E.F.

*MacDonald, Pte. Dan J.,                              25th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Pte. James M.,                             A.E.F.

MacDonald, Pte. Joseph,                               A.E.F.

MacDonald, Pte. Joseph A.,                            185th Bn., & 85th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Cpl. Stephen,                              6th Field Ambulance Corps.

MacDougall, Pte. A. W.,                               A.E.F.

*MacDougall, Sgt. John A., M.M., 
promoted from ranks,                                  10th Bn., C.I.

MacEachen, Gnr. Frank,                                Siege Batt., C.G.A.

MacInnis, Pte. Dan,                                   94th Bn., C.I.

MacInnis, Gnr. Neil J.,                               10th Siege Batt., C.G.A.

MacInnis, Pte. Neil J.,                               185th Bn., C.I.

MacKenzie, Pte. Hugh F.,                              94th Bn., C.I.

MACKENZIE, SGT. JOSEPH H., 
promoted from ranks                                   
Note: Sgt. MacKenzie was the son
 of A.J. MacKenzie of Christmas Island
Killed in action at Passchendaele Ridge
J.H.MacKENZIE SERVED AS
415071 CORPORAL
H.F. MacKENZIE
5TH CAN.MOUNTED RIFLES
31ST OCTOBER 1917 AGE 23                              C.M.R.

MacKenzie, Spr. Murdock L.,                           C.E.

MACKINNON, PTE. ALLAN,                                25th Bn. C.I.

MacLeod, Pte. Michael,                                85th Bn., C.I.

*MacNeil, Pte. Angus P.,                              no entry

MacNeil, Pte. Dan J.,                                 1st Depot Bn.

MacNeil, Pte. Dan Joseph,                             no entry

MacNeil, Pte. Hector,                                 1st Depot Bn.

MacNeil, Pte. John A.,                                no entry

MacNeil, Stoker, John B.,                             R.N.  C.O.R. Ship

MacNeil, 2nd Engineer John F.,                        Patrol Boat

MacNeil, Pte. John J.,                                11th Reserve Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Pte. John J.,                                1st Depot Bn.

*MacNeil, Pte. John S.,                               1st Depot Bn.

MacNeil, Pte. Malcolm D.,                             1st Depot Bn.

MacNeil, Pte. Malcolm M.,                             1st Depot Bn.

MacNeil, Neil F. (no rank)                            Western Bn., C.I.

MacNeil, Capt. Norman,                                C.A.M.C.

Pitman, Pte. Daniel,                                  no entry

Redmond, Pte. G.M.,                                   185th Bn., C.I.

Vailey, Pte. John,                                    185th Bn., C.I.
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CREIGNISH


Rev. Peter Rankin, P.P.


Summary: 28 enlisted, 2 killed, 4 wounded


Chisholm, Pte. Alex. F.,                              66th P.L.F., C.I.

Chisholm, Sgt. Duncan A.,                             C.M.R.

Chisholm, Pte. John D.,                               C.F.C.

*Chisholm, Pte. Joseph Martin,                        25th Bn., C.I.

CHISHOLM, PTE. WILLIAM A.,                            193rd Bn., C.I.
Son of Colin D. of Long Point 
& Mary MacMaster of Creignish
Three brothers also served, 
names unknown.

Henderson, Pte. John,                                 no entry

Lamey, Pte. Alex,                                     1st Depot Bn.

Lamey, Pte. Alex. E.,                                 85th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Pte. A.B.,                                 C.R.T.

MacDonald, Pte. Dan,                                  38th Bn., C.I.

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

*MacDonald, Pte. Hugh,                                95th Can. Field Ambulance Corps.

*MacDonald, Pte. John A.,                             26th Bn., C.I.

MacDonald, Spr. John A.,                              3rd Bn., C.R.T.

MacDonald, Pte. John D.,                              C.A.M.C.

MacDonald, Staff Sgt. John D.,                        no entry

MacDonald, Pte. John R.,                              1st Depot Bn.

MACDONALD, PTE. RONALD R.,                            185th Bn., C.I.

MacEachern, Pte. Donald A.,                           no entry

MacInnis, Pte. Angus,                                 C.R.T.

MacInnis, Spr. Dan G.,                                3rd Bn., C.R.T.

*MacIsaac, Pte. Archibald,                            185th Bn., C.I.

MacIsaac, Cpl. John D.,                               4th Bn., C.I.

MacLean, Pte. J.,                                     85th Bn., C.I.

MacMaster, Pte. Donald A.,                            301st Bn., A.E.F.

MacNeil, Gnr. Duncan A.,                              8th Siege Batt., C.G.A.

Morrison, Pte. Alex,                                  17th Bn., C.I.

Morrison, Sgt. Roderick P.                            A.E.F.

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Copyright © Transcribed by Joan Hapeman Somers
30 June 1998