November 11, 2018
The 100th Anniversary of
The End of the Great War
Peninsula Veterans who served in the First World War

National War Memorial Ottawa
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WW1_Serv White, William Elias WW1_Serv Miller, Robert Gray WW1_Serv Hughes, Edward Leslie WW1_Serv
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Elias White Long, Irving Wilson, Clifton Royal, NB

Enlisted September 13, 1914 in Valcartier, PQ

Killed in action June 27, 1916

Listed as Commonwealth War Dead

His name is engraved on the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, France as he has no known grave.

Henry Clifford Merritt Merritt, Henry Clifford, Moss Glen, NB

Enlisted December 7, 1915 in Victoria, BC

Died of wounds received in action on August 10, 1918

Buried in Crouy British Cemetery in Crouy-sur-somme, France

George Kirk Kirk, George Willard, Bayswater, NB

Enlisted November 15, 1915 in Sussex, NB

Killed in action on April 9, 1917 at the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Buried in Nine Elms Military Cemetery in Thelus, France 3 miles north of Arras France

Elias White White, William Elias, Centerton, NB

Enlisted June 5, 1915 in Sussex, NB

Wounded Sep 15, 1916 during the Battle of the Somme

Wounded Apr 9, 1917 during the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Robert Grey Miller

Miller, Robert Gray, Centerton, NB

Enlisted June 5, 1915 in Sussex, NB

Participated in the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Discharged March 28, 1919

Edward Leslie Hughes Hughes, Edward Leslie, Sea Dog Cove, NB

Enlisted Nov 29, 1915 in Saint John, NB at the age of 15 yrs, 10 months.

Participated in the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Discharged May 10, 1919

Roy Breen

Breen, Roy Purdy, Moss Glen, NB

Enlisted October 11, 1916 in Fredericton, NB

Wounded July 23, 1918 during gas attack

Discharged January 23, 1919

Active Militia 1921-1940

Enlisted January 23, 1941

Released December 1945