|THE GREAT WAR:BERMUDIANS IN IMPERIAL(LESS LOCAL UNITS,) AND IN ALLIED FORCES.|
|This list is based on one printed in the Bermuda Almanack at the War's end and was then observed to be incomplete. In fact, many names were missing from that list, and whether a complete list has ever been compiled seems doubtful.
NAME RANK UNIT NOTES
|Adams, Karl 38th Ottawa Regiment.
Astwood, Harold Frith Pte. 1st Field Ambulance, Canada.
Astwood, James Clifton Pte. Canadian Expiditionary Force.
Astwood, Mervyn Stuart Sig. Royal Navy. Serv. on minesweeper, then a submarine.
Atwood, H. Crossley
Baker, Kenneth Canadian Army. RG noted enlisting on 27th. Aug., 1914,
together with four other Bermudians,
including Capt. Walker, Walter, of
Duke of Connaught's (see below).
Brown, Ewart Cudemore McGill Overseas Contingent.
Barritt, Frank L. Cpl. Ft. Garry Horse, C.E.F. Wounded, taken P.O.W. 21/1/17
Butterfield, C.N. Arthur University of Toronto Overseas Contingent . Attached 1st Tank Bn.
Butterfield, Harry Durham Cpl. Canadian Garrison Artillery (McGill Cont.) Commissioned Sept., 1918, into 2nd
Can. Div. Sig. Co., Canadian
Engineers. Meritorious Service Medal.
Burrows, Stuart Alexander Pte. Composite Bn., C.E.F. Promoted Sergt. in 112th Bn.
Burrows, John Pte. 69th Battery, C.E.F. Killed 1918.
Basham, F.C.T. 28th Canadian Royal Engineers. Commissioned. Awarded Military Cross.
Card, Walter Arthur PO Stoker Royal Navy. Served Battle of Jutland.
Conyers, Charles Sergt. Canadian Expiditionary Force
Conyers, Walter Neville 2/ Lieut. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action, 19/08/16.
Cooper, Clarence Capt. Canadian A.V.C. (Promoted Capt., 23/09/18).
Cooper, W.E. Canadian Field Artillery
Crisson, John Ethelbert Canadian Field Artillery
Crisson, Herbert S. Canadian Field Artillery Older brother of above.
Collison, Charles A.
Curtis, Harry C. Lieut. C.O.T.C.,R.N.A.S., R.A.F.
Dunscombe, Howard Stanley Gnr. Canadian Garrison Artillery.
Dunstan, Norman Pte. 2nd Bn., Cyclist Corps, C.E.F.
Down, Albert Edward Pte. 28th Bn., N.W. Canadian Regt. Awarded Military Medal, Nov., 1916. Promoted to Sergt., 1 Dec., 1917. Specially mentioned, 1 Feb.,
1918. Gaz. Lieut., July, 1918.
Doe, Evelyn Cpl. Canadian Field Artillery. 119th Inf. Bn., R.C.H.A. Awarded
Belgian Croix de Guerre.
Doe, Joseph Eldon Pte. Canadian Cycle Corps.
Denman, Fred. Win. Gnr. 69th By., C.F.A. Transf. to Trench Mortar Battery.
Darrell, Reginald Royal Flying Corps (Canada).
Darrell, Robert Victor Royal Flying Corps (Canada).
Dickins, E.C. Gnr. 69th By., C.F.A.
Dickins, Eldon Canadian Field Artillery.
Dickinson, Reuben Maynard Flight Cadet Royal Air Force. Gaz. 2/Lieut., 15/02/19.
Dickinson, Percival Erle Pte. Canadian R.A.M.C. Died in Halifax, NS, Oct., 1918, a few weeks after enlisting. Detailed to nurse influenza patients,
he caught, and died of, the disease himself.
Edwards, A.H. Cpl. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Field Commission to Royal Garrison Artillery, 1918. Posted to the Bermuda Contingent, R.G.A.
Farrell, Michael John U.S. Army. Went to France with BVRC, 1915. Wounded, discharged as unfit 1917. Enlisted in US Army, and sent to France.
Farrier Pte. Royal Fusiliers ? (See Cpl.Wailes, G.C) Went to France in 1914.
Frith, Herbert Killed.
Frith, Norman Royal Flying Corps (Canada)
Gilbert, Chas. Gray Gosling Maj. Machine Gun Corps. Oxford O.T.C. Commissioned into 8 Royal West Kent. Transf. to M.G.C. Awarded Military Cross.
Godet, H. Martin Royal Flying Corps?
Godet, Lennock DeGraaf 2/Lt. 55 Sqn., Royal Air Force. Killed in action, 1 June, 1918.
Gray, Edmund Brownlow Pte. C.F.A. Wounded, 4 Oct., 1918.
Harvey, Eldon R.G.A. Completed O.T.C., Toronto, Canada, and resigned on 8 July, '18. Training for commission in R.G.A. in UK, Sept., '18.
Harvey, Raymond R.G.A. Details same as for brother, above.
Higinbothom, Harry Pte. C.E.F.? Cable from Ottawa recorded in RG, 10 Sept., 1918, reporting his wounding. Probably is ex-
BVRC Lieutenant H. Higinbotham, of St.
George’s, mentioned as working for Bank of
Montreal in Toronto, and having been offered
Canadian Army commission in RG on 6th May,
Hutchings, Harold R.F.C. (Canada)
Jackson, Cyril Canadian Army. Noted enlisting in RG, 27th. Aug., 1914.
Lent, W.D. Lt. Cdr. U.S. Navy.
Leseur, Herman R.F.C. (Canada)
Lightbourne, Robert 2/Lt. 11 Gloucestershire Regt. RG noted gazetted 2/Lt., 8 Feb., 1916.
Lightbourne, Robert H. Lt. U.S. Navy.
Misick, John McDowell Kelley Punjaub Light Horse Superintendent of Police, Lahore,
India. Entered Indian Police 1904. Had
served in Persian Gulf in suppression
of illegal arms trade, then headed the
Special Branch of Punjab CID. Also
took a commission in the PLH, serving
in these double roles simultaneously,
and this over taxation probably
contributed to his death of enteric
fever while in Camp with the PLH in
March of 1915 (see RG, 11 March,
1915 and 27 April, 1915.
Montgomery-Moore, Cecil Maj. Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force . Took leave from BVRC to join RFC in Canada. Served France. Distinguished Flying Cross. Major as O.C., B.V.E. and C.O., B.F.S., Second World War.
Morris Cpl. Royal Fusiliers ? Went to France in 1914. Former
Hamilton Police costable. See Cpl.
Motyer, Arthur Canadian Army Noted enlisting in RG, 27th. Aug., 1914.
Motyer, Ephraim C.F.A. Commissioned from ranks.
Nelmes, Cyril 2/Lt. R.F.C.
Rance, Stanley Lieut. U.S. Navy. Commissioned Lt. Engr., USNR, 1918.
Roberts, A.E. Canadian R.F.C.
Robinson, Bryan Capt. Adjt. C.E.F. Joined 1st Canadian Contingent,
Salvation Army Battalion, in 1915 as
Chaplain. Transferred to Infantry
Battalion as a musketry instructor.
Awarded MC, for gallantry at Flanders,
1917. Killed in action, 2 Sept., 18.
Simpson, Rae Canadian Army. Noted enlisting in RG, 27th. Aug., 1914.
Skinner, Willard Lt. Royal Air Force. First enlisted in 9 Bedfords.