November 15, 1918: Flight Cadet William Tupper “Billy” Beck

Date of Birth: July 15, 1897 at Antigonish, Antigonish County Parents: Clarence L. and Janet A. (Tupper) Beck Siblings: Brother Robert; sisters Marian & Eleanor Marital Status: Single Occupation: Dry Goods Clerk Enlistment: December 29, 1915 at Halifax, NS Units: No. 7 Stationary Hospital (Dalhousie University), Canadian Army Medical Corps; Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force … More November 15, 1918: Flight Cadet William Tupper “Billy” Beck

First World War Honour Roll of Antigonish County, Nova Scotia

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War, the Antigonish Cenotaph Project committee pauses to reflect on the 97 men who died of causes related to their military service during the war or the years following its conclusion. “We will remember them.” Ash, Private Norman, Antigonish Town: Killed … More First World War Honour Roll of Antigonish County, Nova Scotia

November 7, 1918: Major Edward Alexander Chisholm, MC With Two Bars

Date of Birth: July 26, 1892 at Linwood, Antigonish County Parents: Duncan Alexander and Mary Margaret (MacGillivray) Chisholm Father’s Occupation: Farmer Siblings: Brothers Daniel George, Hugh Alexander, John Francis “Frank” & Angus Vincent “Gus” (twins), William Robert & Duncan Raymond; sisters Mary Mabel & Annie Frances Marital Status: Single Occupation: Law Student Enlistment: November 24, … More November 7, 1918: Major Edward Alexander Chisholm, MC With Two Bars

November 6, 1918: Private Vincent M. MacEachern

Date of Birth: September 28, 1892 at Cape George, Antigonish County Parents: John D. and Janet (MacDonald) MacEachern Siblings: Brothers Joseph, John R., Hugh (“Teacher”), Cameron, & Dougald; sisters Penelope, Mary & Annie Jane Marital Status: Single Occupation: Brakeman Enlistment: October 19, 1917 at Halifax, NS Unit: 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment; 85th Battalion … More November 6, 1918: Private Vincent M. MacEachern

November 3, 1918: Private Michael Jackson

Date of Birth: April 2, 1874 at Tracadie, Antigonish County* Parents: John & Mary Jackson* Siblings: Brothers William & Frederick Marital Status: Married Occupation: Teamster Enlistment: October 5, 1916 at Truro, NS Unit: No. 2 Construction Battalion Service #: 931303 Rank: Private Previous Military Service: None Next of Kin: Margaret Jackson, Glace Bay, NS (wife) … More November 3, 1918: Private Michael Jackson

October 30, 1918: Private Louis Bernard Durant*

Date of Birth: November 24, 1898 at Pomquet, Antigonish County Parents: John B. and Saraphine “Sarah” (Duon) Durant Siblings: Brothers John Findley & Levi; sisters Mary Ann & Rose Marital Status: Single Occupation: Carpenter Enlistment: September 12, 1918 at Boston, MA Unit: 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment Service #: 3199814 Rank: Private Previous Military … More October 30, 1918: Private Louis Bernard Durant*

October 21, 1918: Gunner Hugh John Boyd

Date of Birth: April 29, 1887 at “Boyd Settlement,” Frasers Mills, Antigonish County Parents: Angus J. and Ann (MacDonald) Boyd Siblings: Brothers John, Hugh, James Hugh, Donald Angus, Joseph Angus & Daniel; sisters Mary, Sarah Ann, Margaret Janet, Marcella & Margaret Father’s Occupation: Teacher, Farmer, Postmaster & Merchant Marital Status: Single Occupation: Farmer and miner … More October 21, 1918: Gunner Hugh John Boyd