Location: New Brunswick, Canada
There are 952 people listed as being associated with New Brunswick in the Great War. All of them need to be remembered.
This page is to keep a record of which World War I soldiers have been added to WikiTree that came from New Brunswick, Canada. The project will eventually record all soldiers listed in the World War I Personnel Records for New Brunswick that are available at Library and Archives Canada. I am currently skipping over all but the Killed in Action cases. After creating the initial profiles, the profiles are entered on this page and marked as in progress. In the case of Killed in Action or Died of Wounds, the profile is also entered into the Roll of Honor once the profile is complete. I will go back and improve profiles once the Killed in Action and Died of Wounds pass is done then add the rest.
Keeping a special watch for Canadian Cycling Corps. (Contact Laura Bozzay)
Also paying attention to categorization. Cemeteries and military units sometimes have categories that should be applied.
Contributing to the Project
Anyone interested in helping with the project should feel free to do so. I usually start by finding a Soldier to work on at Library and Archives Canada and use the World War I search in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (database at Personnel Records of the First World War) and use Advanced search with Province set to New Brunswick for both Place of Birth and Attestation/Enlistment.
Add an entry to the appropriate table indicating the Profile is "In Progress." Table entries start |- Then either check for the soldier's profile existence. If it doesn't then create it. From the service record (check the PDF file as well as the Attestation papers) date and place of birth are available and frequently a parent or spouse will be mentioned. If the soldier was killed or died in service then that information will also be included. Add any information you feel is relevant to the Biography. Sometimes medals are mentioned. Also check the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for burial place of any soldier Killed in Action. You may have to search by initials to find him. This entry will frequently give the parents as well. Finally, check on the New Brunswick Provincial Archives since there may be a Biography written that can be added as info.
When possible, try to link the Profile into the main tree. This is not always possible, but the more we add to the New Brunswick area, the more likely it will happen.
When the profile is done, update the table entry to Indicate the status. If the Profile is Connected to the main tree change the I to a C. If unconnected, set it to U.
For Profiles of soldiers Killed in Action, entering them in the Roll of Honor.
Contributors should also add their name to the Contributors section at the bottom of the page. Also, any new resources for research may be added to the Additional Resources section.
|I||In progress profile|
|N||No Profile yet|
Killed in Action
Those soldiers who were killed on the field during action. They are also entered on the Killed in Action page of the Roll of Honor. Most of these men were young and single and didn't leave much behind other than memories to their families. in some cases, their military personnel recorded is all that remains. They deserve to be remembered.
|Banks, William Cuthbert||York||6 Nov 1917||West-Vlaanderen, Belgium||C||Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery||104th "Overseas" Battalion; 26th Battalion|
|Barton, Edward Kellan||Queens||9 Aug 1918||France||C||Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension|
|Beyea, Frank C||Saint John||15 Sep 1916||France||U||Courcelette British Cemetery||26th Battalion|
|Bulmer, Oscar Harold||Westmorland||5 Jul 1917||France||U||Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-au-Bois||140th Battalion|
|Cassie, Jerry||Northumberland||9 Apr 1917||France||U||Canadian Cemetery No. 2, Neuville-St. Vaast||132nd Battalion; 87th Battalion|
|Clark, Stanley Gordon||Queens||8 Nov 1917||France||U||Tyne Cot Memorial||55th Battalion; Canadian Machine Gun Corps|
|Cole, Weldon Leilond||Queens||6 Nov 1917||France||U||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial||112th Battalion; 115th Battalion; 26th Battalion|
|Colwell, George Stanley||Queens||6 Nov 1917||France||C||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial||112th Battalion; 115th Battalion; 26th Battalion|
|McAdam, James M||York||12 Oct 1916||France or Belgium||U||Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert||23rd Battalion, 6th Brigade|
|McCallum, Donald||Northumberland||27 Sep 1918||France||C||Queant Road Cemetery|
|MacMichael, Ralph||Kent||9 Apr 1917||France||U||Givenchy-en-Gohelle Canadian Cemetery||73rd Regiment; 132nd Battalion; 42nd Battalion|
|McCausland, Frank||Saint John||9 Apr 1917||France||U||La Chaudiere Military Cemetery||140th Overseas Battalion; Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry|
|McCluskey, Clarence||York||13 Jun 1916||France||I||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial|
|McPartland, James||Saint John||20 Oct 1915||France||U||La Laiterie Military Cemetery||26th Battalion|
|McPhee, Charles Kenneth||Westmorland||10 Aug 1918||France||U||Hillside Cemetery Le Quesnel||236th Battalion; 72nd Battalion|
|McQuoid, Charles Loren||Charlotte||29 Jun 1916||Belgium||U||Reninghelst New Military Cemetery||26th Battalion|
Died of Wounds
Soldiers who were wounded in combat and who later died of those wounds. The Location is that of where the soldier died. In parentheses is where wounded.
|Ashe, John Firman||Kings||9 Apr 1917||France||U||Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery||104th "Overseas" Battalion; 26th Battalion|
|Martin, Jean Joseph||Northumberland||22 Feb 1918||France||C||Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery(France)||42nd Canadian Battalion|
|MacPhail, Chester Blaisdell||Victoria||6 Jun 1917||London(France)||U||Brookwood Military Cemetery|
|McQuestion, Arthur Harold||York||13 Apr 1917||Boulogne(France)||U||Boulogne Eastern Cemetery||104th Battalion; 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion|
Wounded in Action
|McAdam, James M||York||12 Oct 1916||France or Belgium||I||see entry in Killed in Action|
|McAdam, Reginald Eldridge||Charlotte||N|
|McAdam, Stuart B||York|
Died in Service
|McCarthy, Clarence J||Westmorland|
|McCombs, William||Northumberland||20 Sep 1918||England||U||1st Depot Battalion, New Brunswick Regiment; 13th Reserve Battalion|
|Person||County||Date||Reason for Discharge||Status||Units|
|Albright, John Franklin||Carleton||15 Dec 1917||Over Age||C|
|McCallum, Richard Price||Northumberland||21 May 1919||Demobilization||C|
|Stevens, Frank Douglas Lodwick||Saint John||17 Apr 1917||Demobilization||C|
- This is a nicely done set of biographies written by middle school students in the Fredericton, New Brunswick area who researched soldiers of the Great War.
- Need New World War I Cemetery Categories Jul 22, 2018.
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On 29 Nov 2018 at 12:57 GMT Anonymous Wasson wrote: