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Palmer, Max Bayard, 542275, Private
Palmer, Stanley, Lieutenant
Papadakis, George, 1045270, Private
Papas, Jim, 1045458, Corporal
Parker, Craig Herman, 817391 (Orig. #181251), Private
Parker, James William, 788254, Private
Parrett, Gordon Vivian Cyril, 745159 (d. 1918)
Pascoe, Andrew, 1045917, Private
Patterson, Thomas Dorrington, (Orig. #333814), Captain
Patterson, Ward Hudson, Lieutenant
Patton, Frank Lorenzo, 853292, Private
Paul, George, 405101, Private
Paul, George William, 104445, Private
Paxton, James, 2600816, Private
Payne, Charles Leslie Lionel, 1989, Sergeant (1892-1975)
Payne, James Thomas, 1045526, Private (1895-)
Peake, Clement William, 470065, Private (d. 1918)
Pearce, Harry John Leslie, Captain, M.C.
Pearce, William Melanethelon, Major, M.C.
Pearson, Ingma, 183895, Private
Peckham, John Sidney, 542357, Private (d. 1918)
Pequegnat, Emanuel George, 603227, Pte. (c1889-1917)
Perkins, William John, 126824, Private (d. 1918)
Perry, Albert, 470739, Brigade Sergeant-Major, M.M.
Perry, Stanley Arthur, 231496, Private
Peters, Harry Barrett, 288881, Private
Petrie, Telles, 69774, Private
Pettit, Earl Sylvester, 238166, Private (d. 1917)
Pettitt, Daniel Thomas, 757706, Private
Phillips, John Joseph, 471071, Private
Phillips, Phillip William, 72018, Corporal
Phypers, George, 542544, Private
Pichette, Lucien, 121322, Private (d. 1918)
Pigdon, Arthur Arnott, 220215, Sergeant, M.M.
Pinkerton, William, 657529, Private
Plouffe, Henry, 288376, Private (c1894-1918)
Polek, Maryan, 2265415 (and #264298), Private
Polwin, A., Private
Pond, Albert Lewelyn, 231053, Private
Porter, -, Private
Potter, Douglas Ritchie, 282646, Private
Potticary, Hamilton Merritt, Lieutenant
Potts, Thomas Arthur, Lieutenant
Powell, Howard Hanley, 288299, Private
Power, Hugh, 67785, Private
Preston, -, Corporal
Preston, Francis William, 2085, Acting Lance Corporal
Preston, John, 2498149, Private
Price, J.F., Lieutenant
Price, Thomas Henry, 246530, Private
Priest, James Alexander, 654761, Private
Procter, Robert, 204400, Private
Proctor, Beverly, 710176, Private
Prosser, Clarence Leon, 793160, Private
Prosser, Edwin Zenas, 793173, Private
Proulx, John, 454854, Private/Driver
Pryor, George Alfred, 757411, Private
Puddle, Harry, 126325, Private, D.C.M. (d. 1918)
Puffer, Orel Alton, 542253, Private
Pugh, Victor B, 105958, Private (d. 1918)
Pulsifer, Aubrey, 488859, Corporal, M.M.
Pulver, Wilbert Raymond, 210731, Private (1890-1917)
Purcell, Reginald, 68380, Private
Pye, Edmund, 454007, Private
Pyper, Dexter Booth Drexel, 3031056, Private

Palmer, Max Bayard, 542275, Private

Private M.B. Palmer was wounded on 28 august 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Palmer, Stanley, Lieutenant

Lieutenant Stanley Palmer was listed in the November 1918 Nominal Roll as attached to No. 3 Company of the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps.  At the end of December 1918 and in mid-January 1919, he was shown as being attached to "J" Battery in No. 3 Company (from the CMGCRD).


Papadakis, George, 1045270, Private

Private George Papadakis was wounded on 11 August 1918, shortly after the Battle of Amiens.


Papas, Jim, 1045458, Corporal

Private J. Papas was wounded on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.  Presumably he recovered sufficiently to return to duty, and be promoted, since his final rank is hown in the National Archives of Canada CEF database as Corporal.


Parker, Craig Herman, 817391 (Orig. #181251), Private

Private C.H. Parker of No. 3 Company was wounded on 25 June 1918.  No. 3 Company of the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps supported a trench raid made by the 5th Canadian Infantry Brigade on this day, and it is possible that Pte. parker was wounded during the action.  The War Diary notes, "The enemy posts were found empty, Casualties in both raids slight."


Parker, James William, 788254, Private

Private J.W. Parker was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Parrett, Gordon Vivian Cyril, 745159 (d. 1918)

Private G.V.C. Parrett was killed on 24 May 1918, and was buried at Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere (Grave Ref. II.K.14).  The War Diary entry for 23 May includes the following: "10.00 pm  Few 4.1's dropped near WALKER position.  Casualties:  749159 Pte PARRETT, T. [sic] was killed by a shell hitting direct, when carrying water.  He was buried R25c.3.3. (Ref Map 51c.S.E.)"  A list of casualties compiled later for the month of May contains a different, but still incorrect, entry: "KILLED. 745159 Pte Parrett, F.V. 24-5-18."  It seems likely, due to the details given with the original War Diary entry, that 23 May 1918 is the correct date of death.


Pascoe, Andrew, 1045917, Private

Private A. Pascoe was wounded and gassed on 17 August 1918.


Patterson, Thomas Dorrington, Captain

Capt. T.D. Patterson is shown as Paymaster (attached from the C.A.P.C.) with the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps in April 1918, but does not reappear in the Nominal Rolls after that date.


Patterson, Ward Hudson, Lieutenant

Lieut. W.H. Patterson is shown in "E" Battery of No. 2 Company in the first Nominal Roll compiled for the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps, dated April 1918.  On 29 September 1918, he assumed command of No. 2 Company when Capt. Millican was wounded.  He is not shown in the Nominal Rolls after September 1918.  However, he was mentioned in the War Diary entry for 2 October 1918: "The following letter was received from O.C. 25th Battalion - 'I beg to express appreciation of the valuable assistance of your 'E' Battery, commanded by Lieut. PATTERSON, between INCHY and MOEUVRES on the 19th and 20th insts. Lieut. PATTERSON was indefatigable in co-operating with this Battalion in the operations and his handling of his Guns and his liaison with other Batteries was greatly appreciated by us.'"


Patton, Frank Lorenzo, 853292, Private

Private F.L. Patton was wounded on 27 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Paul, George, 405101, Private

Private G. Paul was detached to the 24th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 7, "F" Montreal on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Paul, George William, 104445, Private

Private G.W. Paul was gassed on 14 September 1918.  The War Diary entry for that day includes the following: "Enemy shelled with gas shells in forward area and caused strong concentration.  13 O.R's gassed.  Shells used by enemy were all H.E. containing small portion of gas."


Paxton, James, 2600816, Private

Private J. Paxton was wounded on 11 October 1918.


Payne, James Thomas (aka Boyd, Thomas Payne), 1045526 (Orig. #264138), Private (1895-)

Thomas Payne Boyd (aka James Thomas Payne) was born on 29 July 1895 at Baltimore, Maryland, USA.  He enlisted in the 241st Overseas Battalion at Windsor, Ontario on 9 December 1916.  He was working as a machinist, and living at 930 Warren Street, Flint, Michigan, USA, and had served for 336 days in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Welsh Regiment.  He listed his next-of-kin as his mother Nancy Anne Payne, of 415 Yale Avenue, Irvington, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

The War Diary states that Private J.F. Payne (1045917) [sic] was wounded during the battalion's support of raids carried out by 5th and 6th Canadian Infantry Brigades on 22 May 1918.  A later list of casualties suggests that he and several other soldiers were actually wounded on 20 May, but gives his details, correctly, as Pte. J.T. Payne (1045526).  The only suggestion of casualties in the War Diary entry for 20 May was as follows: "3.00-4.00 pm Sunken Road at 'A' Battery Headquarters heavily shelled."

Private J.T. Payne was again wounded on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Payne, Charles Leslie (Les) Lionel, 1989, Sergeant (1892-1975)

See Charles Leslie Lionel Payne (1892-1975) - An Annotated Photographic Essay


Peake, Clement William, 470065, Private (d. 1918)

Private C.W. Peake died on 18 April 1918 and was buried at Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1, Somme (Grave Ref. V.A.II).  There is no information in the War Diaries to indicate the circumstances surrounding his death.


Pearce, Harry John Leslie, Captain, M.C.
 
Lieutenant H.J.L. Pearce joined the 6th Brigade CMG Company on 25 October 1917.  He was in control of two gun crews of No. 2 Section during the attack on the village of Passchendaele, as is shown by the following extract from the War Diary entry for 5 November 1917: "No. 1 Section less 2 guns under Lt. Tucker proceeded at 2 p.m. to take up a suitable position in rear of the most convenient attacking Battalion preparatory to advancing to selected positions for Local Defence Work after the attack as also did Nos. 5 & 6 Guns of No. 2 Section under command of Lt. Pearce."  The on the following day: "The Mobile guns under Lieut. Pearce had taken up a favorable position in Rear of the 28th Bn. being settled in funk-holes by 12.30 a.m. At Zero hour these 2 guns went over in rear of Bn. and got into positions ... at 8 a.m. with a clear field of fire of 1000 yards. Guns were dismounted as soon as it was seen that the infantry had reached objective and were again mounted at dusk. These guns were subjected to heavy shelling with numerous casualties. No. 8 gun having only its No. 1 L/Cpl J.M. Donald left. Although wounded he stuck to his post until Battery was relieved."

From 3 January until 8 February 1918, Lt. Pearce and and CSM L.R. Laister proceeded on a Machine-Gun Course at the Canadian Corps School in Pernes.  A week later, on 16 February, Pearce proceeded on a fortnight's leave in England, from which he returned on 3 March.  At the end of March the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps Nominal Roll shows him in charge of "K" Battery, No. 3 Company.  On 12 April he was placed in command of this battery, "pending approval."  A list of dispositions of machine-gun crews dated 1 May suggests that he may have been promoted to at least Acting Captain by this time, although subsequent entries have him reverted to the rank of Lt.

By 8 April 1918, however, when the company was involved in laying down an indirect fire barrage during the Battle of Amiens, he was once again Captain H.J.L. Pearce, O.C. "K" Battery.  The September Nominal Roll shows Captain Pearce as on leave.  Then, on 11 October 1918, presumably during the Battle of Cambrai, he was wounded.  In his report on the attack, the O.C. Major Sansom made an immediate recommendation for Captain Pearce to receive the Military Cross, and Pearce did indeed receive the M.C. on 27 November.  His wounds must have been fairly slight, as he returned to duty shortly afterwards, and remained O.C. of "K" Battery until at least the end of December.  By 15 January 1919 he was O.C. of "L" Battery, but returned to "K" Battery until the end of March.


Pearce, William Melanethelon, Major, M.C.

On 1 March 1918, Captain/Acting Major W.M. Pearce was commanding the 4th CMG Company in the Lens Section Support Area.  By the end of the month, after the re-organization of the companies into the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps, Major Pearce was O.C. of No. 2 Company, and he remained in this position until 1 June 1918, when he left for England to join the R.A.F.  He was awarded the Military Cross on 31 May 1918.


Pearson, Ingma, 183895, Private

Private Ingma Pearson was wounded on 12 September 1918.  The War Diary wentry for that day includes the following: "Enemy were very active with Artillery and Machine Gun fire, using also a quantity of gas shells.  Heavy barrage put down in forward area by Germans.  One casualty caused."


Peckham, John Sidney, 542357, Private (d. 1918)

Private John Sidney Peckham was killed on 27 September 1918, during a retaliatory enemy artillery barrage, and was buried at Sains-les-Marquion British Cemetery, Pas de Calais (Grave Ref. II.D.13).


Pequegnat, Emanuel George, 603227, Private (c1889-1917)

Emanuel George Pequegnat was born c. 1889, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Pequegnat, later of 63 Frederick St., Kitchener, Ontario.

Private E.G. Pequegnat died on 7 November 1917, aged 28, the day following the company's support of the successful infantry attack on the village of Passchendaele.  The following extract is from the 6th Brigade CMG Company's War Diary for that day: "Weather unfavorable.  Barrage guns fired during night.  6000 rounds on S.O.S. line.  Mobile guns spent a comparatively quiet day.  Ration parties made successful trips without casualties.  Guns of No. 1 Section suffered heavily during the day ... Total Casualties for the day were 6 O.R's killed 7 O.R's wounded and 3 O.R's missing.  10 O.R's reinforcements were received."  His name is commemmorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 32).


Perkins, William John, 126824, Private (d. 1918)

Private W.J. Perkins died on 11 August 1918 (although the War Diary states that he died of wounds on 10 August), during the Battle of Amiens, and was buried at Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme (Grave Ref. III.AA.6).  This cemetery was constructed after the Armistice when graves were brought in from other burial grounds in the area and from the battlefields.


Perry, Albert, 470739, Brigade Sergeant-Major, M.M.

Acting Brigade Sergt.-Major A. Perry was awarded the Military Medal on 19 September 1918.


Perry, Stanley Arthur, 231496, Private

Private Stanley Arthur Perry was wounded on 16 August 1918.


Peters, Harry Barrett, 288881, Private

Private H.B. Peters was wounded on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Petrie, Telles, 69774, Private

Private T. Petrie was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax "B" on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Pettit, Earl Sylvester, 238166, Private (d. 1917)

Private E.S. Pettit died on 7 November 1917, the day following the company's support of the successful infantry attack on the village of Passchendaele.  The following extract is from the 6th Brigade CMG Company's War Diary for that day: "Weather unfavorable.  Barrage guns fired during night.  6000 rounds on S.O.S. line.  Mobile guns spent a comparatively quiet day.  Ration parties made successful trips without casualties.  Guns of No. 1 Section suffered heavily during the day ... Total Casualties for the day were 6 O.R's killed 7 O.R's wounded and 3 O.R's missing.  10 O.R's reinforcements were received."  His name is commemmorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panel 32).


Pettitt, Daniel Thomas, 757706, Private

Private D.T. Pettitt was wounded on 8 August 1918, during the Battle of Amiens.


Phillips, John Joseph, 471071, Private

Private J.J. Phillips was gassed on 19 September 1918.  The War Diary entry for this day includes the following: "6.00 pm  Enemy shelling above normal.  100 Gas shells in V.24.a. & c.  TRIGGER COPSE was spasmodically shelled by enemy with H.V. Guns."  He must have recovered sufficiently to return to duty, because he was detached to 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax. "B" on 25 March 1919 for the purpose of demobilization.


Phillips, Phillip William, 72018, Corporal

Private P.W. Phillips was wounded on 2 October 1918.  The National Archives CEF database shows his final rank as Corporal, so presumably he recovered sufficiently to return to duty.


Phypers, George, 542544, Private

Private G. Phypers was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Pichette, Lucien, 121322, Private (d. 1918)

Private Lucien Pichette died on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras, and was buried at Quebec Cemetery, Pas de Calais (Grave Ref. D.34).


Pigdon, Arthur Arnott, 220215, Sergeant, M.M.

Corporal A.A. Pigdon was awarded the Military Medal on 19 September 1918.  The National Archives of Canada CEF database shows this soldier with the final rank of Sergeant, so presumably he was promoted prior to his demobilisation.


Pinkerton, William, 657529, Private

Private W. Pinkerton was gassed on 17 September 1918.  The War Diary entry for this day includes the following: "Shelling worked over to this Divisional front and enemy used much gas."


Plouffe, Henry, 288376, Private (c1894-1918)

Pte. H. Plouffe died on 9 August 1918, aged 26, and was is buried at Caix British Cemetery, Somme (Grave Ref. I.C.2).  This cemetery was constructed after the Armistice, by the concentration of graves (mainly of March and August, 1918) from the battlefields and small cemeteries in the neighbourhood.  These included the Caix (Old) British Cemtery (which included the graves of 91 soldiers from Canada), the De Luce British Cemetery (which included eight Canadian soldiers who fell in August), and the Ridge Cemetery, Hangard (where were buried 20 Canadian soldiers who fell on the 8th August, 1918) [Source: CWGC on-line database].  Pte. Plouffe's parents were William & Marguerite Plouffe.


Polek, Maryan, 2265415 (and #264298), Private

Private M. Polek was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Polwin, A., 3106789, Private

The War Diary of the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps shows that Private A. Polwin was wounded on 27 September 1918, during a retaliatory enemy artillery barrage.  The National Archives of Canada on-line CEF database, however, shows no soldier of this name and regimental number.


Pond, Albert Lewelyn, 231053, Private

Private A.L. Pond was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax "B" on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Porter, -, Private

Donald Fraser, in his dairy (The Journal of Private Fraser, ed. Reginald H. Roy, publ. 1998, CEF Books) mentions Porter in an incident on the morning of Monday, 9 April 1917, during the advance on Vimy Ridge: "When in line with Neuville St. Vaast bordering Guillermot trench the enemy sent over a few shells bursting a hundred yards behind us.  At first we took them for whiz-bangs on account of their rapid flight and did not pay much attention, but as the range was being lessened, the writer and a few others dropped into a shallow trench a little to our rear.  Pausing there for a minute or two I was on the point of climbing out of the trench when a shell with a dull plop burst on the parapet almost in my face.  My breathing stopped at once.  With mouth open I could neither breathe in nor out.  Breathing was paralysed.  It was a peculiar sensation.  In a flash I knew it was a gas shell and it completely fouled the air.  In a fraction of a second, in fact my quickness astonished me, I had my respirator on and was breathing freely, but not before I caught sight of Porter on my left, who looked as if he was a goner and had not the strength to do anything.  He was on the elderly side and I thought should not have been in this action.  However, we were signalled at the moment to move on and I expected to hear later that Porter had breathed his last ... Porter ... later caught up with us much to my surprise.  He said he recovered from the gas attack, but the sergeant had to carry his load on the way forward as he was all in."


Potter, Douglas Ritchie, 282646, Private

Private D.R. Potter was wounded on 11 October 1918.


Potticary, Hamilton Merritt, Lieutenant

Lieut. Hamilton Merritt Potticary was first mentioned in the November 1918 Nominal Roll of officers in the 2nd Battalion CMG Corps, attached to No. 1 Company.  From the following month until the end of March 1919, he was listed under "A" Battery.


Potts, Thomas Arthur, Lieutenant

On 29 April 1917, while the company was based in the Vimy Ridge area, Lieutenants G.P. Downing and T.A. Potts reported for duty with 28 O.R.s from the base.  On 10 May the War Diary shows that "Lts R.H. Locke and T.A. Potts [were] wounded."  It is presumed that he did not return to the company, as there is no further mention of him in the War Diaries.


Potvin, Ted, 3106798, Private

Private T. Potvin was wounded on 27 September 1918.


Powell, Howard Hanley, 288299, Private

Private H.H. Powell was wounded on 24 September 1918.


Power, Hugh, 67785, Private

Private H. Power was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax "B" on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Preston, -, Corporal

A 6th Brigade CMG Company Operation Order dated 3 July 1917 contains the following instruction: "Corporal Preston to report to O.C. at Coy. Hdqrs."


Preston, Francis William, 2085, Acting Lance Corporal

Acting L/Corporal F.W. Preston was attached to the 2nd Battalion C.M.G. Corps from the Canadian Army Medical Corps.  He was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion for demobilization at Unit Group No. 1, Halifax on 26 March 1919.


Preston, John, 2498149, Private

Private J. Preston was reported missing on 26 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.  Presumably he was subsequently found, since he does not appear in the CWGC on-line database of soldiers killed in WW1.


Price, J.F., Lieutenant

Lieutenant J.F. Price was in "B" Battery of No.1 Company, 2nd Battalion CMG Corps from April until at least July 1918.  In September 1918, he was Transport Officer for No. 1 Company.  On 10 October, he was vice O.C. of "F" Battery.  The Nominal Roll for November shows him under "G" Battery, but in hospital.


Price, Thomas Henry, 246530, Private

Private T.H. Price was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Priest, James Alexander, 654761, Private

Private J.A. Priest was wounded on 27 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Procter, Robert, 204400, Private

Private R. Procter was wounded on 5 October 1918.


Proctor, Beverly, 710176, Private

Private B. Proctor was detached to the 26th Battalion, Unit Group No. 3 "C" St. John on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Prosser, Clarence Leon, 793160, Private

Private C.L. Prosser was detached to No. 3 Section, D.A.C. Unit Group 5, "D" Moncton, New Brunswick on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Prosser, Edwin Zenas, 793173, Private

Private E.Z. Prosser was detached to No. 3 Section, D.A.C. Unit Group 5, "D" Moncton, New Brunswick on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Proulx, John, 454854, Private/Driver

Private J. Proulx was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Pryor, George Alfred, 757411, Private

Private George Alfred Pryor was wounded on 8 August 1918, during the Battle of Amiens.


Puddle, Harry, 126325, Private, D.C.M. (d. 1918)

Private H. Puddle was killed on 3 April 1918.  According to the War Diary entry for that day, "Privates PUDDLE & ELAND were hit by enemy H.E. shell when working improving the trench."  The CWGC on-line database claims that he was a member of the 5th Battalion CMG Corps, but it appears that this is probably a mistake, and should read 2nd Battalion CMG Corps.  His name is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial.  On 31 May 1918, he was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.


Puffer, Orel Alton, 542253, Private

Private O.A. Puffer was was wounded on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras.


Pugh, Victor B, 105958, Private (d. 1918)

Private V.B. Pugh died on 8 August 1918, during the Battle of Amiens, and was buried at Wood Cemetery, Somme (Grave Ref. A.26).  Marcelcave was captured by the Canadian Corps on the 8 August 1918 and Wood Cemetery was created shortly afterwards.


Pulsifer, Aubrey, 488859, Corporal, M.M.

Corporal A. Pulsifer was recommended for the Military Medal, for actions during the Battle of Cambrai between 9 and 15 October 1918.  He was awarded the M.M. on 19 November 1918.  He was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax. "B" on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilization.


Pulver, Wilbert Raymond, 210731, Private (1890-1917)

Wilbert Raymond Pulver was born on 7 December 1890, son of Wilbert Jerome and Maria Pulver of Marshville, Ontario. [Family Notes]

Private Pulver died on 10 April 1917, aged 29, and buried at Etaples Military Cemetery (Grave Ref. XVIII.G.1).  This cemetery is some distance from the front lines, and was largely used by hospitals and convalescent depots.  It seems likely, therefore, that he died as a result of wounds received or from sickness.


Purcell, Reginald, 68380, Private

Private R. Purcell was detached to the 25th Canadian Battalion Unit Group No. 1 Halifax "B" on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Pye, Edmund, 454007, Private

Private E. Pye was detached to the 6th Battalion, C.E. Unit Group No. 10 "G" Ottawa on 25 March 1919, for the purpose of demobilisation.


Pyper, Dexter Booth Drexel, 3031056, Private

Private D.B.D. Pyper was gassed on 17 September 1918.  The War Diary entry for this day includes the following: "Shelling worked over to this Divisional front and enemy used much gas."


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