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World War II - Algonquin Honour Roll Contains Names of 341 Officers and Men Dead
Porcupine Advance, 26 Jul 1945, 1, p. 5
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Three hundred and forty-one officers and men of the Algonquin Regiment have been killed in action, fatally injured by accidental causes, died of wounds and missing, presumed dead, according to an office Roll of Honour prepared overseas for a memorial servie, and a copy of which has come to the New Liskeard Speaker from a friend in Europe who did not disclose his identity.

The service was held at Almelo, Holland on Sunday, June 10, 1945, it is stated, and taking part were Honorary Captain J. Naphin, Roman Catholic chaplain, and Honorary Captain W. Valentine, chaplain of the Regiment, each of whom said prayers. The Roll of Honour was read by Lieutenant Colonel J.F.R. Akehurst, D.S.O., Commanding Officer of the Algonquin. The regimental band played Last Post, the Benediction was pronounced and the National Anthem ended the service.

Of the soldiers whose memories were thus honored, eighteen officers were kill in action and three died of wounds: there were two hundred and seventy warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and ment killed in action, thirty-seven died of wounds, six were accidentally killed and seven are listed as missing and presumed dead. While many of the names are of men whose homes were in other parts of Canada, a considerable number of the dead formerly lived in Temiskaming and Cochrane district area and enlisted from its communities. The complete list follows:



Major W.S. Macpherson, Captain D.W. Dymond, Captain T.P. Richardson, Captain R.A. Scott, Captain J.M. Jewell, Lieut. D.B. Armstrong, Lieut. A.M. Burslem, Lieut. T.C.W. Byrnes, Lieut. N.A. Christopherson, Lieut. J.C. Fraser, Lieut. R.J.O. Hamilton, Lieut. H.G. Hosack, Lieut. G.J. Hunter, Lieut. W.A. McKeon, Lieut. G.C. Mowry, Lieut. W.E. O'Donnell, Lieut. C.A. Ratte, Lieut. E.L. Roberts.

Died of Wounds

Captain W.F. Grafton, Lieut. T.C. Dutcher, Lieut. R.L. Richard.



Cpl. H.E. Allemang, L-Cpl. S. Amundson, Pte. H.M. Anderson, Pte. F.D. Anderson, Pte. R.O. Armstrong, Pte. W.J. Ashcroft, L-Cpl. B.A. Asplund, Pte. W.C. Atwood, Pte. J.D. Auld, Pte. E.G. Ayres.

Pte. K.D. Baker, C.Q.M.S. J.J. Barlow, Pte. W.E. Barnard, Cpl. S.M. Barron, Cpl. E.E. Beckingham, Pte. J. Beers, Pte. R.F. Benere, Pte. C.M. Benjamin, Pte. C.D. Bertrand, Pte. E.A.W. Bird, L-Sgt. D.G. Black; Pte. B. Bolger, Sgt. J.M. Boppre, Sgt. J.J. Borthwick, Pte. W.J. Bouchard, L-Cpl. G.E. Bowman, Pte. A. Boyd, Cpl. L.M. Boyd, Pte. P. Boyko, Pte. P. Brasseur, Pte. J.G. Brisson, Pte. W.R. Brydges, Pte. J. Bromilow, Pte. C.S. Brown, Pte. N.L. Brown, Pte. T. Brown, L-Cpl. H.G. Bulgers, Pte. P. Brunelle, Pte. S. A. Burnette, A-Cpl. G.J. Burns, Pte. J. Burton, Pte. A.L. Byers.

Pte. J. Cadzow, Cpl. L. Caldwell, Pte. J.D. Campbell, Cpl. P.D. Campbell, Pte. H.P. Cameron, L-Cpl. G.W. Carlson, Pte. J.H. Carruthers, L-Cpl. R.J. Cascanette, Cpl. P.V. Charette, Pte. A. Chisholm, Pte. D.W. Chippewa, Pte. W.J. Clarke, Pte. E.D. Chisholm, Pte. S. Clark, Pte. N.F. Cole, Pte. W.B. Cook, Pte. H.A. Cocney, A-Cpl. H.P. Conn, Pte. E. Copley, Pte. W.J. Cosens, Pte. J. Cowley, Pte. G.E. Crawley, Cpl. R.T. Creelman, Pte. W.F.M. Crilley, Pte. E.J. Crue, Pte. B.J. Cunningham.

Pte. T.G.V. DeBay, Pte. J. Deon, Pte. L.A. Dent, L-Cpl. G.M. Diamond, Pte. J.J. Dietch, Pte. A.P. Donald, Sgt. J.P. Downey, Sgt. W.I. Downie, Pte. R. Drake, Pte. R.S. Duff, Pte. T.S. Dunn, Pte. W.E. Dunn, Pte. W.N. Dunnett, Pte. W.J.P. Dusomme, L-Cpl. W.L. Dyball.

Pte. K.W. Engles, Cpl. R.W. Ellenwood, Pte. R.S. Elliot, Cpl. G.A. Ellis, Pte. R.J. Erison.

Pte. C.C. Farrell, A-Cpl. D.B. Farrow, Pte. J. Fast, Pte. W. Fasel, L-Cpl. J. Fedoration, Cpl. H. Feldman, Pte. W.F. Fennah, Pte. G.H. Fishback, Pte. C.L. Fitzgerald, L-Cpl. G.H. Flynn, Pte. J.M. Fogal, Pte. G. Ford, Pte. F.E. Foster, Pte. R.L. Frain, Pte. E.W. Fraser, Cpl. E. Freve, L-Cpl. A.J. Funk.

Pte. R. Gauthier, Pte. J.L. Gauthier, Pte. D.G. Gawne, Pte. R. Gregoire, A-Cpl. D.J. Gibbons, Pte. R.W. Girardin, Pte. G.J. Gilhuly, Pte. C.R. Goguen, Pte. A.N. Gordon, Pte. D.E. Gordon, Pte. B. Gore, Pte. M. Grant, Pte. J.H. Green, Pte. C.M. Grubb, Pte. E. Guinta.

Pte. V.S. Hall, Pte. E.D. Hamilton, Pte. H.F. Hardwick, Pte. A.S. Hemphill, Pte. J. Henry, Pte. E.L. Hilts, Cpl. B. Hockenstein, Pte. C.W. Hodgson, Cpl. O.E. Hoelke, Pte. J. Holiday, L-Cpl. R.E. Hooper, Sgt. R.E. Horne, L-Cpl. P.H. Hubbard, Pte. D.T. Hudson, Pte. W.R. Hurlin, Pte. P. Husak, Pte. M. Hrycuik, Pte. J.E. Hyland, Pte. D.J. Hammond, Pte. T. Hanson.

Pte. H.S. Ingraham, Sgt. C.C. Irwin.

Pte. P.W. Jackman, Pte. D.A. Jaeger, Pte. A.J. Johnson, Pte. J.V. Johnson, Pte. C.L. Johnson, Pte. E.T. Johnson, Pte. J. Jonts.

Pte. G.R. Kelly, L-Cpl. S.D. Kennedy, Pte. W.D. Kennedy, Pte. O.E. Keown, Pte. A. Klein.

Cpl. W.J.L. Lafontaine, Pte. W.G. Lally, Pte. L.P. Lamontagne, Pte. L.R. Laroque, Pte. L.J. Lesperance, Pte. J.W. Legault, Pte. A.G. LeRue, Pte. J.W. Lewis, Pte. W.H. Lewis, Pte. W.H. Linkie, Sgt. R.G.B. Lintick, Pte. G.V.J. Lundy, Pte. J.P. Loue, Pte. L.E. Lucas.

Pte. A.E. MacDonald, Pte. J.A. MacLeod, Pte. R.A. Marabella, L-Cpl. G.J. May, Pte. D.S. McAngus, Pte. R. McCallum, Cpl. J.I. McClory, Pte. A. McCurry, Pte. G.B. McEachern, Pte. D.A. McKellar, Sgt. R.E. McWhirter, Pte. V.L. Meyer, Pte. A.T. Michaelis, Pte. F. Miller, Pte. F.S. Milley, Pte. E.H. Morrison, C.S.M. J.W. Morrison, Pte. M.R. Morrison, Pte. G.W. Murphy, R.S.M. A.G. Murray, Sgt. M.D. Myers.

L-Cpl. C. Nanibush, Pte. E.L. Nicol


Pte. L.P. O'Callaghan, Pte. R.D. Oliver, Pte. J.H. O'Neil.

Pte. V.H. Page, L-Sgt. E.W. Paine, Cpl. J.W. Parysek, Pte. H.L. Patterson, L-Cpl. A.J. Pepin, Cpl. L.V. Perry, A-C.S.M. A. Petta, Pte. G.D. Phillips, Pte. E.J. Piche, Pte. D.J. Pipe, Pte. R.N. Pole, Pte. H.R. Prescott, Pte. W.B.D. Price, C.S.M. A.J. Primeau, Pte. S. Primrose, Pte. J. Prysiasznuck.

Pte. L.J. Quevillon.

L-Cpl. J.A. Reinhart, Pte. J.W. Redden, Cpl. R.R. Reed, Pte. C.V. Reeves, Pte. O.J. Reeves, Pte. M.J. Richards, Pte. R.A. Richards, Cpl. C. Riddell, Pte. H.A. Rochejocquelein, Pte. C.A. Rogers, Pte. L.W. Roth, L-Cpl. W. Rutherford, Pte. B.P. Rosinski.

L-Cpl. J.M. Scully, Pte. F.R. Scriver, Pte. E. Shale, Pte. R.S. Shanks, Pte. C.P. Sheffield, Cpl. M.G. Sheppard, Pte. R.V. Sims, Pte. G.A. Small, Pte. H.M. Smith, Pte. L.P. Smith, Pte. M.A.O. Smith, L-Cpl. J.W. Smith, Pte. H.F. Smith, Pte. R. Sorenson, Sgt. J.H. Speck, L-Cpl. V.E. Spiers, Pte. W. Stacey, Pte. N.M. Starko, L-Cpl. R. Steel, C.Q.M.S. W.S. Steele, L-Cpl. W.J. Sullivan.

Pte. L. Theriault, Pte. J.P. Therrien, Pte. B. Thomas, Pte. C.F. Tinndal, Pte. R.J. Tracy, Cpl. A.B. Turner, Pte. S. Turner, Cpl. A. Turpin.

Pte. G. Visser.

Cpl. F. Ward, L-Sgt. I.L. Webb, Pte. R.J. Weiler, Pte. L. Wellin, Pte. H.E. West, Pte. C.M. Whalley, Pte. F.W. Wilkinson, Pte. B.G.A. Williams, Pte. C.W. Wood, Pte. A.J. Woods, Pte. G.A. Wright.

Pte. N. Yaholnitsky, Pte. H.R. Young.


Pte. E.N. Anthony.

Pte. F. B. B(?)otland, Pte. A.M. Brannen, Pte. J.L. Brown, Pte. A.J. Bungay, Pte. J.H. Butterfield.

Pte. M.P. Campbell, Pte. A.P. Clowery.

Pte. W.C. Davidson, L-Cpl. D. Davison, Pte. E.A. Davison, Pte. W.A. Durocher.

Pte. S. Ellis.

Pte. F.W. Fisher, Cpl. W.J.K. Fisher, Cpl. J.R.L. Fortes.

Pte. D. Grodecki, Sgt. J.A.B. Grawbarger.

Pte. H.D. Hall, Pte. A.J. Howath.

Pte. A.H. Ives.

Pte. L. Johnson.

Pte. S.E. Laurila.

Pte. W.F. McCooeye, L-Cpl. R.J. Murrell, Pte. W.J. Meyers.

Pte. E.H. O'Neil, Pte. D.A. Oxley.

Pte. D.S. Rogers.

Pte. H.M. Saunders, Pte. R. Simale, L-Sgt. C.F. Steele, Pte. W.J.L. Stonehouse, Pte. D. Stuart.

Cpl. C.G. Talbot, Sgt. H. Turner.

Cpl. W.E. Westbroke.


Pte. B.W. Churchill.

Pte. R.D. Houston, Pte. K.G. Hughes.

Pte. M.D. Moffat.

Pte. T.W. Nickila.

Sgt. R.J. Sammon.


Sgt. M.M. Bolan, Pte. J.J.G. Brenna.

Pte. K.D. Duncanson.

Pte C.H. Klingbile.

Pte. R.J. Lacombe.

Pte. J.A. Simmons, Pte. P.C. Stephen.

"At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them."

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Jan. 23, 2020: List omitted Fred Bootland with the Algonquin Regiment born Feb 5, 1925 died at Essen, Oct 21,1944 buried in Schoonselhof Cemetey, Antwerp.
Date of Publication
26 Jul 1945
Personal Name(s)
Macpherson, W.S. ; Dymond, D.W. ; Richardson, T.P. ; Scott, R.A. ; Jewell, J.M. ; Armstrong, D.B. ; Burslem, A.M. ; Byrnes, T.C.W. ; Christopherson, N.A. ; Fraser, J.C. ; Hamilton, R.J.O. ; Hosack, H.G. ; Hunter, G.J. ; McKeon, W.A. ; Mowry, G.C. ; O'Donnell, W.E. ; Ratte, C.A. ; Roberts, E.L. ; Grafton, W.F., Dutcher, T.C., Richard, R.L. ; Allmang, H.E. ; Amundson, S. ; Anderson, H.M. ; Anderson, F.D. ; Armstrong, R.O. ; Ashcroft, W.J. ; Asplund, B.A. ; Atwood, W.C. ; Auld, J.D. ; Ayres, E.G. ; Baker, K.D. ; Barlow, J.J. ; Barnard, W.E., Barron, S.M. ; Beckingham, E.E. ; Beers, J. ; Benere, R.F. ; Benjamin, C.M. ; Bertrand, C.D. ; Bird, E.A.W ; Black, D.G. ; Bolger, B. ; Boppre, J.M. ; Borthwick, J.J. ; Bouchard, W.J. ; Bowman, G.E. ; Boyd, A. ; Boyd, L.M. ; Boyko, P. ; Brasseur, P. ; Brisson, J.G. ; Brydges, W.R., Bromilow, J. ; Brown, C.S. ; Brown, N.L. ; Brown, T. ; Bulgers, H.G., Brunelle, P. ; Burnette, S.A. ; Burns, G.J. ; Burton, J. ; Byers, A.L. ; Cadzow, J. ; Caldwell, L. ; Campbell, J.D. ; Campbell, P.D. ; Cameron, H.P. ; Carlson, G.W. ; Carruthers, J.H., Cascanette, R.J. ; Charette, P.V. ; Chisholm, A. ; Chippewa, D.W. ; Clarke, W.J. ; Chisholm, E.D. ; Clark, S. ; Cole, N.F. Cole ; Cook, W.B. ; Cocney, H.A. ; Conn, H.P. ; Copley, E. ; Cosens, W.J. ; Cote, A.J. ; Cowley, J. ; Crawley, G.E. ; Creelman, R.T. ; Crilley, W.F.M. ; Crue, E.J. ; Cunningham, B.J. ; DeBay, T.G.V. ; Deon, J. ; Dent, L.A. ; Diamond, G.M. ; Dietch ; J.J. ; Donald, A.P. ; Downey, J.P. ; Downie, W.I. ; Drake, R. ; Duff, R.S. ; Dunn, T.S. ; Dunn, W.E. ; Dunnett, W.N. ; Dusomme, W.J.P. ; Dyball, W.L. ; Engles, K.W. ; Ellenwood, R.W. ; Elliot, R.S. ; Ellis, G.A. ; Erison, R.J. ; Farrell, C.C. ; Farrow, D.B. ; Fast, J. ; Fasel, W. ; Fedoration, J. ; Feldman, H. ; Fennah, W.F. ; Fishback, G.H. ; Fitzgeral, C.L., Flynn, G.H. ; Fogal, J.M. ; Ford, G. ; Foster, F.E. ; Frain, R.L. ; Fraser, E.W. ; Freve, E. ; Funk, A.J. ; Gauthier, R. ; Gauthier, J.L. ; Gawne, D.G. ; Gregoire, R. ; Gibbons, D.J. ; Girardin, R.W. ; Gilhuly, G.J. ; Goguen, C.R. ; Gordon, A.N., Gordon, D.R. ; Gore, B. ; Grant, M. ; Green, J.H. ; Grubb, C.M. ; Guinta, E. ; Hall, V.S. ; Hamilton, E.D. ; Hardwick, H.F. ; Hemphill, A.S. ; Henry, J. ; Hilts, E.L. ; Hockenstein, B. ; Hodgson, C.W. ; Hoelke, O.E. ; Holiday, J. ; Hooper, R.E. ; Horne, R.E. ; Hubbard, P.H. ; Hudson, D.T. ; Hurlin, W.R. ; Husak, p. ; Hrycuik, M. ; Hyland, J.E. ; Hammond, D.J. ; Hanson, T. ; Ingraham, H.S. ; Irwin, C.C. ; Jackman, P.W. ; Jaeger, D.A., Johnson ; A.J. ; Johnson, J.V. ; Johnson, C.L. ; Johnson, E.T. ; Jonts, J. ; Kelly, G.R. ; Kennedy, S.D. ; Kennedy, W.D. ; Keown, O.E. ; Klein, A. ; Lafontaine, W.J.L. ; Lamontagne, L.P. ; Laroque, L.R. ; Lesperance, L.J. ; Legault, J.W. ; LeRue, A.G. ; Lewis, J.W. ; Lewis, W.H. ; Linkie, W.H. ; Lintick, R.G.B. ; Lundy ; G.V.J. ; Loue, J.P. ; Lucas, L.E. ; MacDonald, A.E. ; MacLeod, J.A. ; Marabella, R.A. ; May, G.J. ; McAngus, D.S. ; McCallum, R. ; McClory ; J.I. ; McCurry, A. ; McEachern, G.B. ; McKellar, D.A. ; McWhirter, R.E. ; Meyer, V.L. ; Michaelis, A.T. ; Miller, F. ; Milley, F.S. ; Morrison, E.H. ; Morrison, J.W. ; Morrison, M.R. ; Murphy, G.W. ; Murray, A.G. ; Myers, M.D. ; Nanibush, C. ; Nicol, E.L. ; O'Callaghan, L.P. ; Oliver, R.D. ; O'Neil, J.H. ; Page, V.H. ; Paine, E.W. ; Parysek, J.W. ; Patterson, H.L. ; Pepin, A.J. ; Perry, L.V. ; Petta, A. ; Phillips, G.D. ; Piche, E.J. ; Pipe, D.J. ; Pole, R.N. ; Prescott, H.R. ; Price, W.B.D. ; Primeau, A.J. ; Primrose, S. ; Prysiasznuk, J. ; Quevillon, L.J. ; Reinhart, J.A. ; Fedden, J.W. ; Reed, R.R., Reeves, C.V. ; Reeves, O.J. ; Richards, M.J. ; Riddell, C.W. ; Rochejocquelein, H.A. ; Rogers, C.A. ; Roth, L.W. ; Rutherford, W. ; Rosinski, B.P. ; Scully, J.M. ; Scriver, F.R. ; Shale, E. ; Shanks, R.S. ; Sheffield, C.P. ; Sheppard, M.G. ; Sims, R.V. ; Small, G.A. ; Smith, H.M. ; Smith, L.P. ; Smith, M.A.O. ; Smith, J.W. ; Smith, H.F. ; Sorenson, R. ; Speck, J.H. ; Spiers, V.E. ; Stacey, W. ; Starko, N.M. ; Steele, R. ; Steele, W.S. ; Sullivan, W.J. ; Theriault, L. ; Therrien, J.P. ; Thomas, B. ; Tinndal, C.F. ; Tracy, R.J. ; Turner, A.B. ; Turner, S. ; Turpin, A. ; Visser, G. ; Ward, F. ; Webb, I.L. ; Weller, R.J. ; West, E.H. ; Whalley, C.M. ; Wilkinson, F.W. ; Williams, B.G.A. ; Wood, C.W. ; Woods, A.J. ; Wright, G.A. ; Anthony, E.N. ; B(?)otland ; F.B. ; Brannen, A.M. ; Brown, J.L. ; Bungay, A.J. ; Butterfield, J.H. ; Campbell, M.P. ; Clowery, A.P. ; Davidson, W.C. ; Davison, D. ; Davison, E.A. ; Durocher, W.A. ; Ellis, S. ; Fisher, F.W. ; Fisher, W.J.K. ; Fortes, J.R.L. ; Grodecki, D. ; Grawbarger, J.A.B. ; Hall, H.D. ; Howarth, A.J. ; Ives, A.H. ; Johnson, L. ; Laurila, S.E. ; McCooeye, W.F. ; Murrell, R.J. ; Meyers, W.J. ; O'Neill, E.H. ; Oxley, D.A. ; Rogers, D.S. ; Saunders, H.M., Simale, R. ; Steele, C.F. ; Sotnehouse, W.J.L. ; Stuart, D. ; Talbot, C.G. ; Turner, H. ; Westbrooke, W.E. ; Churchill, B.W. ; Houston, R.D. ; Hughes, K.G. ; Moffatt, M.D. ; Nickila, Sammon, R.J. ; Bolan, M.M. ; Brenna, J.J.G. ; Duncanson, K.D. ; Klingbile, C.H. ; Lacombe, R.J. ; Simmons, J.A. ; Stephen, P.C.
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World War II - Algonquin Honour Roll Contains Names of 341 Officers and Men Dead