March 22, 1917: Private Raymond Decoste

Date of Birth:  March 8, 1897* at Cape Jack, Antigonish County, NS Parents:  Lucien and Jeanne (Fougere) Decoste Siblings: Sister Lillian; half-brother Francis Harold Marital Status: Single Occupation: Student Enlistment: February 15, 1916 at Truro, NS Units: 106th Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles); 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Service #: 715895 Rank:  Private Previous Military Service: None … More March 22, 1917: Private Raymond Decoste

March 18, 1917: Private Dougald MacGillivray

Date of Birth:  November 20, 1897 at Big Marsh, Antigonish County Parents:  Alexander and Jessie (Cameron) MacGillivray Father’s Occupation:  Farmer Marital Status:  Single Occupation:  Farmer Enlistment:   March 30, 1916 at Antigonish, NS Units:  193rd Battalion; 42nd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) Service #:  902251 Rank:  Private Previous Military Service:  None Next of Kin:  Mrs. Jessie … More March 18, 1917: Private Dougald MacGillivray

February 19, 1917: Pte. William J. “Willy John” Jackson

Date of Birth:  March 29, 1882 at Antigonish, NS Parents:  David and Mary Jane (Paris) Jackson Marital Status:  Married Occupation:  Cook Enlistment:  August 26, 1916 at Pictou, NS Unit:  No. 2 Construction Battalion Service #:  931190 Rank:  Private Previous Military Service:  None Next of Kin:  Laura (Francis) Jackson, Antigonish, NS (wife) Date of Death:  February … More February 19, 1917: Pte. William J. “Willy John” Jackson

January 16, 1917: Pte. Roland “Rollie” Ash

Date of Birth: September 6, 1894 at Guysborough, NS Parents: James & Esther (Parris) Ash Family: Sisters Mary Jane, Cora, Eva and Ella; brothers Norman, Fred, Clovis, Thomas, Howard and Frank Marital Status: Married Occupation: Horseman Enlistment: July 10, 1916 at Truro, NS Units: 106th Battalion (Nova Scotia Rifles); 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) Service #: … More January 16, 1917: Pte. Roland “Rollie” Ash

November 30, 1916: Lance Corporal Harker Elwood MacGregor

Date of Birth: October 9, 1889 at Upper South River, Antigonish Co., NS Parents: George James and Annie (MacMillan) MacGregor Siblings: Brother John; sisters Edith Jean and Mary Janet Father’s occupation: Farmer Marital status: Single Occupation: Farmer Enlistment: March 21, 1916 at Antigonish, NS Unit: 193rd Battalion Service Number: 902009 Rank: Lance Corporal Previous Military … More November 30, 1916: Lance Corporal Harker Elwood MacGregor

November 14, 1916: Private Benjamin Lavandier (Levangie)

Date of Birth: May 28, 1880 at Frankville or North Sydney, NS* Parents: Charles and Josephine (Lavandier) Lavandier Siblings: Brothers: James, Simon, Allan John, David Freeman, Charles, Joseph; sisters: Anne, Jeanne, Elizabeth, Marie, Julie, Bertha. Two brothers and two sisters died in childhood. Marital Status: Single Occupation: Farmer Enlistment:  Sept 24, 1914 at Valcartier Camp, … More November 14, 1916: Private Benjamin Lavandier (Levangie)

October 27, 1916: Private John “Jack” MacPherson

Date of Birth: April 13, 1894 at Morar, Antigonish County Parents: Donald “Dan” and Christina Ann (MacDonald) MacPherson Siblings: Brothers John, Daniel, Roderick, Hugh,  & Anthony; sisters Mary C., Annie, Margaret, Ursula, Loretta, Elizabeth, and Mary B. Marital Status: Single Occupation: Farmer Enlistment:  August 10, 1915 at Regina, Saskatchewan Units: 68th Battalion (Saskatchewan); 5th Battalion … More October 27, 1916: Private John “Jack” MacPherson