August 16, 1917: Sapper John Angus MacPherson

Date of Birth: March 28, 1880 at Lower Springfield, Antigonish County, NS Parents: John (Ban) and Catherine (MacFarlane) MacPherson Siblings: Brothers Daniel, Dougald A., Colin Francis, William Henry, Roderick Joseph, Hugh J., Angus A. & James F.; sisters Flora Ann, Mary Margaret, Ann A., & Isabella Father’s Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Single Occupation: Electrician/Lineman Enlistment: … More August 16, 1917: Sapper John Angus MacPherson

August 16, 1917: Private James Ambrose “Jim” MacLean

Date of Birth: April 16, 1889 at Ohio, Antigonish County Parents: Hugh & and Catherine (MacDonald) MacLean Siblings: Sisters Janet “Jessie Ann” and Hannah; brothers Roderick “Roddy Buckey” and Daniel Henry (died in infancy); half-sisters Catherine and Christine; half-brothers John and William Marital Status: Single Occupation: Lumberman Enlistment: March 4, 1916 at Saskatoon, SK Units: … More August 16, 1917: Private James Ambrose “Jim” MacLean

August 15, 1917: Private John Joseph Tramble

Date of Birth: January 15, 1896 at Tracadie, Antigonish County, NS Parents: Catherine Ann (Conlon) and Michael Albert Tramble Siblings: Brother George Michael; sister Winifred Edna Marital Status: Single Occupation: Labourer Enlistment: December 7, 1915 at Antigonish, NS Units: 106th Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles); 4th Canadian Pioneer Battalion; 5th Canadian Pioneer Battalion; 2nd Canadian Pioneer … More August 15, 1917: Private John Joseph Tramble

August 15, 1917: Sergeant Laughlin MacDonald, DCM

Date of Birth: March 10, 1888 at Dunmaglass, Antigonish County Parents: Ronald and Mary (MacKinnon) MacDonald Siblings: Sisters Annabelle, Jennie, Elizabeth and Mary; brothers Alex and John Marital Status: Single Occupation: Labourer Enlistment: December 22, 1914 at Dryden, ON Units: 52nd Battalion (New Ontario); 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada) Service #: 438909 Rank: Sergeant … More August 15, 1917: Sergeant Laughlin MacDonald, DCM

August 15, 1917: Private Norman Ash

Date of Birth: December 12, 1898 at Antigonish, NS* Parents: James & Ester (Parris) Ash Father’s Occupation: Labourer Siblings: Brothers James, Rollie, Freddie, Thomas, Clovis, Howard & Frank; sisters Mary Jane, Cora, Eva & Ella Marital Status: Single Occupation: Labourer Enlistment: July 6, 1916 at Truro, NS Units: 106th Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles); 26th Battalion … More August 15, 1917: Private Norman Ash

August 7, 1917: Lieutenant Alexander MacIntosh O’Brien

Date of Birth: October 26, 1894 at Antigonish, NS Parents: John S. and Margaret Ellen (MacIntosh) O’Brien Siblings: Sisters Mary, Alice & Hildegarde; brothers Leo and Basil Marital Status: Single Occupation: Student Enlistment: March 19, 1916 Units: 106th, Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles); 75th Battalion (Mississauga, ON) Service #: None (commissioned officer) Rank: Lieutenant Previous Military … More August 7, 1917: Lieutenant Alexander MacIntosh O’Brien

June 10, 1917: Lance Corporal James Arthur Grant

Date of Birth: December 30, 1894 at Halifax, NS Parents: Duncan J. “Cutter” and Catherine M. (Duggan) Grant Siblings: Brothers Joseph, Duncan, Gerald, Richard; sisters Miriam, Agnes, Mary Inez, Marjorie and Kathleen Marital Status: Single Occupation: Clerk Enlistment:  March 17th, 1916 at Antigonish, NS Units: 193rd Battalion; 42nd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Service #: … More June 10, 1917: Lance Corporal James Arthur Grant