First Baptist Church First World War Roll of Honour

Municipality/Province: Ottawa, ON

Memorial Number: 35059-154

Type: Brass plaque on wood backing

Address: 140 Laurier Avenue West

Location: First Baptist Church

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.42068   Long: -75.69336

Contributor: Richard Turcotte

This plaque is dedicated to the members of the First Baptist Church congregation who gave their lives in the First World War.



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Roll of Honour
Erected by the First Baptist Church in loving and honoured memory of our brave men who gave their lives in the Great War for honour, truth and justice.

Lieut. Douglas Bogue Smart
92nd Highlanders, Killed in action at
Courcelette, Sept 16th, 1916

Pte. W. Burton Blanche
73rd Batt. Killed in action
Nov 22nd , 1916

Pte. Douglas Thompson
2nd Batt. Died at Mowat Memorial Sanatorium
Kingston, Jan 30th, 1917

Lieut. John B. Fotheringham
RFC. Killed in action over the German lines
July 7th, 1917

Pte. Frederic A. Weldon
54th Batt. Killed in action
July 29th, 1917

Pte. Francis W. Bacon
44th Batt. Killed in action
July 29th, 1917

Pte. Frederic A. Fair
Cdn. Record Office. Formerly C.A.M.C.
Died of pneumonia overseas July 14th, 1918

Pte. Ward S. Fisher
25th Batt. Killed in action
Aug 8th, 1918

Pte. Arthur G. Godwin
8th Batt. Can. Infantry
Died of wounds Amiens Aug 12th, 1918

Lieut. William M. Matthews
38th Batt. Killed in action
Sept 29th, 1918

Capt. George E. Jack
3rd Inf’y Co.
Died of pneumonia Dec 14th, 1918

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"


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