Today November 11th, 94 years after the end of World War One, I post pictures of seven gravestones of men who served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps during that conflict. Men who went overseas and served in an armed conflict that change the face of the world. They were men who did not seek glory, nor money but just did their duties.
Captain Charles Jefferson Wheaton
He enlisted on February 16th, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2nd Field Ambulance depot. He was a physician. He was born in 1883 in New Brunswick, Canada.
He died on May 20th, 1963 and he is buried in Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Lieutenant Lewis Ross Hurst
Enlisted a first time in the Canadian Army Medical Corps Depot in Toronto, Canada as a Private on February 25th, 1916. His service number was 527695. He enlisted a second time on December 19th, 1918 in Toronto, Canada with the 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance.
He was born January 6th, 1879 in Alliston Ontario. He died April 13th, 1948 and he is buried Beechwood cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Sergeant George Sharpe
He enlisted on February 15th, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario in the Duchess of Connaught Hospital. He was already serving with the 2nd Field Ambulance in the Canadian Medical Corps.
He was born on March 25th, 1886 in Ottawa, Ontario. He died August 18th, 1973 and he is buried at the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Private Harry William Jones
He enlisted the first on November 16th, 1914 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and served in the 1st canadian Field Ambulance. His service number was 50059. He enlisted a second time on May 26th, 1919 in Ottawa, Ontario. He had some previous military service in the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery from 1909 to 1912.
He was born on January 12th, 1881 in Dunville, Quebec. He died on December 21st, 1964 and he is buried in Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Private George Forsythe Warren
He enlisted for the first time on April 2nd, 1918. He stated 7 years of service with the Permanent Army Medical Corps. He enlisted a second time on December 31st, 1919. His trade on enlistment was a butler and he gave his address as the Royal Military College in Kingston.
He was born on November 13th 1888 in Bristol England. He died on January 22nd, 1970 and he is buried in Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Private William J Mitchell
He enlisted on April 6th, 1916 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in the 8th Canadian Stationary Hospital and he attested serving 1 year in the Duke of Cornwall Rifles before his enlistment.
He was born on October 10th 1888 in Ottawa, Ontario. He died on June 1st, 1939 and he is buried at the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario.
Private George MaCauley
He enlisted the first time on November 19th, 1915 in Shakespeare, Ontario in the 91st Battalion C.E.F (service number 189389). He enlisted a second time May 31 st 1917 in St-Thomas, Ontario in the Canadian Army Medical Corps (service number 527021).
He was born on February 5th, 1873 in London England. He died in 1945 and he is buried in Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario