Headstone

O'BRIAN, Ernest Patrick

     In the autumn of 1916, the 161st Battalion left Huron County and travelled to Halifax in preparation for going overseas. They embarked from Canada on November 1st and arrived in Liverpool on November 11, 1916. On December 1st, Private O'Brian transferred to the 64th Battalion and then in the middle of January 1917 he transferred to the 2nd Canadian Labour Battalion. He was with this unit when he went overseas in France on February 10, 1917. Six months later in August he transfers to the 58th Battalion and joins his unit in the field in very early November 1917.

SEWELL, Guy Blanchard

DIVISIONAL UNIT:         2nd Canadian Infantry Division
                                             4th Infantry Brigade
                                             18th Battalion - Western Ontario
                                             “D” Company
                                             Canadian Infantry Corp
SERVICE NO:                   654410
RESIDENCE:                    Clinton – Ontario 
DATE OF BIRTH:            August 9, 1885
                                             Colchester - England

McKINNEY (McKENNIE), Thomas Leslie

DIVISIONAL UNIT:        3rd Canadian Infantry Division
                                             9th Infantry Brigade
                                             58th Battalion - Central Ontario
                                             Canadian Infantry Corps
SERVICE NO:                   654736
RESIDENCE:                    Bluevale – Ontario 
DATE OF BIRTH:            February 8, 1898
                                             Bluevale – Morris Township – County of Huron – Ontario

MATTHEWS, Bruce Herbert

DIVISIONAL UNIT:         3rd Canadian Infantry Division
                                             9th Infantry Brigade
                                             58th Battalion - Central Ontario
                                             Canadian Infantry Brigade
SERVICE NO:                   654354
RESIDENCE:                    Kirkton – Ontario 
DATE OF BIRTH:            August 15, 1897
                                             Waterford - Ontario
DATE OF DEATH:           August 31, 1917                   20 years

HOWSON, Richard Colvin

DIVISIONAL UNIT:         3rd Canadian Infantry Division
                                             9th Infantry Brigade
                                             116th Battalion  -  Ontario County  -  Ontario
                                             Canadian Infantry Corps
SERVICE NO:                   776085
RESIDENCE:                    Montreal - Quebec 
DATE OF BIRTH:            January 13, 1890
                                             Teeswater – Bruce County - Ontario