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Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame inductees who served in the military

Inductee list courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame "Hockey Marching as to War" exhibit. Military records information are available at Library and Archives Canada.

Inductees who served in the military during the First World War

Name Year of Birth -
Year of Death
Hometown First World War Military Service Information Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Year and Bio
James Thomas Sutherland 1870-1955 Kingston, ON Captain
(No regimental number)
Enlisted March 1916
1945
Clarence Francis "Frank" McGee 1882-1916 Ottawa, ON Lieutenant
(No regimental number)
Enlisted November 1914
1945
Allan McLean "Scotty" Davidson 1891-1916 Kingston, ON Regimental number 8088
Enlisted September 1914
1950
George Taylor Richardson 1886-1916 Kingston, ON Captain
(No file available)
Enlisted August 1914
1950
Henry Judah "Flip" Trihey 1877-1942 Montreal, QC L. Colonel
(No regimental number)
Enlisted February 1916
1950
William Osser Xavier "Bill" Cook 1896-1986 Brantford, ON Regimental number 304579
Enlisted December 1915
1952
Alexander "The Ottawa Fireman" Connell 1899-1958 Ottawa, ON Regimental number 2774053
Enlisted October 1918
1958
Mervyn Norman Alexander "Red" Dutton 1898-1987 Russell, MB Regimental number 22
Enlisted May 1915
1958
Frank Corbett "The Flash" Foyston 1891-1966 Minesing, ON Regimental number 2022458
Enlisted April 1918
1958
Sigurdur Frank Fredrickson 1895-1979 Winnipeg, MB Regimental number 910060
Enlisted March 1916
1958
Herbert Martin Gardiner 1891-1972 Winnipeg, MB Lieutenant
(No regimental number)
Enlisted January 1915
1958
William George "The Western Wizard" Hay 1897-1975 Listowel, ON Regimental number 700677
Enlisted January 1916
1958
James Dickinson "Dick" Irvin 1892-1957 Hamilton, ON Regimental number 2382215
Enlisted November 1917
1958
Ivan Wilfred "Ching" Johnson 1897-1979 Winnipeg, MB Regimental number 311977
Enlisted January 1916
1958
Gordon Blanchard "Iron Duke" Keats 1895-1972 Montreal, QC Regimental number 1006664
Enlisted June 1916
1958
George Andrew McNamara 1897-1952 Penetanguishene, ON Major
(No regimental number)
Enlisted October 1916
1958
Allan Wilfred Pickard 1898-1975 Exeter, ON Regimental number 276949
Enlisted June 1918
1958
Conn Constantine Falkland Cary Smythe 1895-1980 Toronto, ON Lieutenant
(No regimental number)
Enlisted October 1915
1958
John James "Jack" Adams 1894-1968 Fort William, ON Regimental number 3132291
Enlisted October 1917
1959
John George "Buck" Boucher 1895-1960 Ottawa, ON Regimental number 2043124
Enlisted October 1916
1960
Frank Joseph Aloysius Selke 1893-1985 Berlin, ON Regimental number 751550
Enlisted March 1916
1960
Percy St Helier Percivale LeSueur 1881-1962 Québec, QC Regimental number 799856
Enlisted February 1916
1961
Frank Gilchrist Rankin 1890-1932 Stratford, ON Regimental number 3042205
Enlisted October 1917
1961
James Cooper Smeaton 1890-1978 Carleton Place, ON Regimental number 2085413
Enlisted May 1917
1961
Thomas Franklin Ahearn 1886-1962 Ottawa, ON Lieutenant
(No regimental number)
Enlisted March 1915
1962
Harry Lawton Harold "Punch" Broadbent 1892-1971 Ottawa, ON Regimental number 89198
Enlisted July 1915
1962
Hamilton Livingston "Billy" Gilmour 1885-1959 Ottawa, ON Lieutenant
(No regimental number)
Enlisted May 1915
1962
Wilfred Thomas "Shorty" Green 1896-1960 Sudbury, ON Regimental number 1006023
Enlisted April 1916
1962
Edward Reginald "Reg" Noble 1896-1962 Collingwood, ON Regimental number 862219
Enlisted February 1916
1962
John Douglas "Jack" Ruttan 1889-1973 Winnipeg, MB Captain
(No regimental number)
Enlisted February 1915
1962
Harold Edward Joseph "Bullet Joe" Simpson 1893-1973 Selkirk, MB Regimental number 460854
Enlisted August 1915
1962
Harold Ellis "Moose" Watson 1898-1957 St. John's, NL No Canadian military records,
served with the Royal Flying Corps
1962
Gordon Allan "Phat" Wilson 1895-1970 Port Arthur, ON No military official records found 1962
James Archibald "Jimmy" Dunn 1898-1979 Winnipeg, MB Regimental number 874238
Enlisted February 1916
1968
Cecil Henry "Babe" Dye 1898-1979 Hamilton, ON Regimental number 340625
Enlisted May 1918
1970

Inductees who served in the military during the Second World War

Inductee list courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Please note that the military service records for most Canadians who served in the Second World War are not available to the public yet, due to privacy guidelines.

Name Year of Birth –
Year of Death
Hometown Second World War Military Service Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Year and Bio
Cecil Ralph "Tiny" Thompson 1903-1981 Sandon, BC Royal Canadian Air Force 1959
Charles Joseph Sylvanus "Syl" Apps 1915-1998 Paris, ON Canadian Army 1961
Milton Conrad "Milt" Schmidt 1918- Kitchener, ON Royal Canadian Air Force 1961
Clarence Henry "Hap" "Happy" Day 1901-1990 Owen Sound, ON   1961
John Sherratt "Black Jack" Stewart 1917-1983 Pilot Mound, MB Royal Canadian Air Force 1964
Maxwell Herbert Lloyd "Max" Bentley 1920-1984 Delisle, SK Canadian Infantry Corps 1966
Kenneth Joseph "Ken" Reardon 1921-2008 Winnipeg, MB Canadian Army 1966
Walter Edward "Turk" Broda 1914-1972 Brandon, MB Canadian Army 1967
Neil McNeil Colville 1914-1987 Edmonton, AB Canadian Army 1967
Sidney Gerald "Sid" Abel 1918-2000 Melville, SK Royal Canadian Air Force 1969
Douglas Norman "Doug" Harvey 1924-1989 Montréal, QC Royal Canadian Navy 1973
Claude Earl "Charlie" "Chuck" Rayner 1920-2002 Sutherland, SK Royal Canadian Navy 1973
Arthur Edmund "Art" Coulter 1909-2000 Winnipeg, MB United States Coast Guard 1974
Thomas Nathaniel "Tommy" Ivan 1911-1999 Toronto, ON Canadian Army 1974
Gordon Arthur "Gordie" Drillon 1913-1986 Moncton, NB Royal Canadian Air Force 1975
John William "Johnny" Bower 1924- Prince Albert, SK Canadian Army 1976
Joseph Lynn Patrick 1912-1980 Victoria, BC United States Military 1980
George "Punch" Imlach 1918-1987 Toronto, ON Canadian Army 1984
John Calverley "Jake" Milford 1914-1984 Charlottetown, PE Royal Canadian Air Force 1984
Norman R. "Bud" Poile 1924-2005 Fort William, ON Royal Canadian Air Force 1990
Woodrow Wilson Clarence "Woody" Dumart 1916-2001 Kitchener, ON Royal Canadian Air Force 1992
Frank Sydney Mathers 1924-2005 Winnipeg, MB Royal Canadian Air Force 1992
Harold Percival "Whipper" Watson 1923-2002 Saskatoon, SK Royal Canadian Air Force 1994
Robert Theodore "Bobby" Bauer 1915-1964 Waterloo, ON Royal Canadian Air Force 1996
Roy Gordon Conacher 1916-1984 Toronto, ON Royal Canadian Air Force 1998
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