Chisholm, John Lawrence:
Born November 18, 1872 at St. Francis Harbour, son of Alexander & Annie (Grady) Chisholm.
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Guysborough. Transferred to 17th Battalion on January 23, 1917. Suffered from “stomach trouble,” a pre-enlistment condition, in England and transferred to Canadian Discharge Depot, Buxton on November 4, 1917 for return to Canada. Departed England on December 7, arriving in Halifax on December 19, 1917. Hospitalized on February 20, 1918 with suspected case of pulmonary tuberculosis. Discharged as “medically unfit” at Halifax on August 26, 1918.
Post-war: Returned to St. Francis Harbour, where he operated a farm. Passed away at St. Martha’s Hospital, Antigonish on October 9, 1936. Cause of death listed as “gastric carcinoma.” Laid to rest at St. Francis Harbour.
Connolly, John Francis “Frank":
|John F. Connolly's grave marker.|
Enlistment: 224th Forestry Battalion at Guysborough. Married with four children (two boys and two girls) at time of enlistment. A history of digestion problems before enlistment, developed gastric ulcer and hospitalized in England on November 25, 1916. Departed for Canada on October 18, 1917. Discharged as medically unfit on May 31, 1918.
Post-war: Returned home to Milford Haven Bridge, where he returned to farming. Passed away (tuberculosis) at Nova Scotia Sanatorium on October 1, 1964.
Grady, John Joseph:
Born December 19, 1876 at St. Francis Harbour, son of Michael & Catherine (Chisholm) Grady.
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Guysborough. Discharged at Camp Aldershot, NS on October 27, 1916 as “medically unfit.”
Post-war: Never married, farmed at St. Francis Harbour. Passed away from tuberculosis at St. Martha’s Hospital, Antigonish on September 7, 1937 and laid to rest at St. Francis Harbour.
Lipsett, Ralph Stanley:
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Guysborough. Transferred to 42nd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) on December 6, 1916. Wounded in the shoulder at Passchendaele on October 29, 1917 and hospitalized, returning to active duty on April 18, 1918. Killed in action on September 29, 1918 at Cambrai, France.
Luddington, James Albert:
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Guysborough.
Post-war: Returned to Middle Manchester and married Annie Clancy. Raised a family of seven boys and one girl. Passed away at Lower Manchester on December 19, 1952 and laid to rest in Middle Mahcnester.
Nichols, Henry McCurdy:
|Henry McCurdy Nichols, daughter Pauline and mother Lucy (Fisher) Nichols.|
Enlistment: 224th Forestry Battalion at Antigonish, NS. No further service information available.
Post-war: Henry married and relocated to western Canada, where he and his wife, Gladys, had one daughter, Pauline. Passed away at Edson, AB in 1961.