Westmount High School Memorial Project


Note: This page is a work in progress. The goal of the project is to create profiles of ALL alumni.

Click on the links below to view the research prepared by Ms Clabrough's Canadian History grade 10 classes in tribute to Canadians who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. The soldier profiles below are all Westmount High alumnae killed during World War II. 

All students consulted: Service Files of the Second World War-Dead 1939-1947. Library and Archives Canada, n.d. Web.


To see the 2016 CBC News story about this project click here

To see the 2014 CTV story about this project click here

To see the 2014 EMSBTV video with Westmount Mayor Peter Trent click here


Part I: Historical Vignettes:

History of the City of Westmount

History of Westmount High School

History of the Canadian Armed Forces

Canada and the South African War

Canada’s involvement in WWI

Vimy Ridge

Canada’s involvement in WWII


Dieppe Raid

Italian Campaign

Victoria Cross & WWII

The Battle of Normandy

Canada and the Korean War

Canadian Peace Keeping in Cyprus

Canada and the War in Afghanistan

Chinese-Canadian Veterans

Aboriginal Veterans

Black Canadian Veterans

Women in World War II

French Canadian Veterans

How soldiers spent the holidays (Dec. 25 & Dec. 31) in the war

Reasons why soldiers enlisted to fight overseas?


Part II: Soldier Profiles

Aird, John Smith Seaton

Allingham, Robert

Anglin, William Sherron

Applin, Donald

Austin Eliot, Robert

Badgley, John Clement

Baldwin, Jesse Augustus

Bardwell, Keith

Bennet, William

Beveridge, John

Bradley, Frederick William

Bryson, John

Calverley, Walter J

Carnegie, James

Champion, Dudley Sydney

Chapman, Anthony

Clarson, Owen Monro

Cook, John Frederick

Coulter, James Stewart

Crowley, John William

Dougall, John Ralph

Duncan, George Findlay

Eden, William Andrew

Falls Montague, Tom

Ferrier, Robert Walter

Finlay, Paul W.

Gordon, John Peter Campbell

Grindley, William Edward

Gurd, Phillip L.

Hanson, James Robert

Harris, Victor Keith

Harvey, Robert Jr.

Henry Haliburton, Thomas

Hill, John Richard

Hingston, Fayette William 

Hutchison, John L.

Jacobs Stein, Michael

Jacobson, Joseph

Jarvis, William Louis

Johnson,Ross Eveleigh

Ketterson Boyd, Andrew

Law, Robert

Lorimer, Robert Johnston

Markham, Gerald Arthur

McCaul, Rupert

McConnell, Andrew Lloyd

McConnell, Russell

McCormick, Robert James

McMurtry, Eric

Neil, Edward

O’Hara, Wallace Ian

Pedley Piper, Kenneth

Piers, William S.

Pope, Rufus

Ralston, Herbert James

Redpath, John G.

Rutherford Anderson, Clark

Sargent, David Herbert

Sargent, Grover Stewart

Schwartz, Gerald

Scrimger, Alex C.

Scott, Graham

Shippee MacPhail, Quentin

Smaill, Douglas

Snow Barclay, Gerard

Spinney, Wilbur Ramsay

Thornhill, Hugh Boyd

Usher, Moe L.  (Moses)

Walkley Molson, John






Afghanistan.pdf218.29 KB
Aboriginal veterans projects.pdf274.03 KB
Battle of Normandy.pdf1.51 MB
Black Canadian Veterans.pdf158.63 KB
Canadian Armed Forces.pdf5.73 MB
Canada WWI.pdf3.03 MB
Canada WWI.pdf3.03 MB
Canada and WWII.pdf696.29 KB
Canada and the Korean War .pdf558.55 KB
city of westmount.pdf1.23 MB
Westmount High School history.pdf207.75 KB
Cyprus.pdf1.51 MB
D-Day.pdf1.18 MB
Dieppe Raid.pdf.pdf374.22 KB
French Canadiens.pdf66.48 KB
Holidays on the Front WWI.pdf1.79 MB
Italian Campaign.pdf382.57 KB
Victoria Cross.pdf76.97 KB
Vimy Ridge.pdf2.8 MB
Why did soldiers join.pdf134.69 KB
Women in WWII.pdf294.07 KB
Donald Applin.pdf1.03 MB
John Beveridge.pdf866.94 KB
John Bryson.pdf387.94 KB
James L. Carnegie.pdf7.18 MB
John Ralph Dougall.pdf847.66 KB
Paul W. Finley.pdf8.62 MB
Thomas Haliburton Henry.pdf487.86 KB
John Hutchison.pdf1.24 MB
William Jarvis.pdf2.8 MB
Robert (Bob) Law.pdf2.87 MB
Robert Johnston Lorimer.pdf251.16 KB
Markham.pdf10.64 MB
McMurty.pdf9.32 MB
Edward J. Neil.pdf839.32 KB
Wallace Ian O'Hara.pdf244.25 KB
William Piers.pdf792.18 KB
Rufus Pope.pdf803.34 KB
Herbert James Ralston.pdf3.08 MB
John George Redpath.pdf4.21 MB
Alexander Carron Scrimger.pdf3.53 MB
Alexander Graham Scott.pdf6.28 MB
Douglas Smaill.pdf2.51 MB
Gerald Schwartz.pdf3.48 MB
Moses Lewis Usher.pdf3.87 MB
Keith Bardwell.pdf2.34 MB
Chinese soldiers.pdf269.45 KB
Andrew Boyd Ketterson.pdf1.44 MB
Andrew Lloyd McConnell.pdf1.67 MB
ClarkAndersonRutherford.pdf329.74 KB
David Herbert Sargent.pdf378.84 KB
Dudley Sydney Champion.pdf5.4 MB
Gerard Barclay Snow.pdf113.27 KB
Grover Stewart Sargent.pdf537 KB
Hugh Boyd Thornhill.pdf3.39 MB
joseph jacobson.pdf337.83 KB
Justin Terk- Michael Stein Jacobs.pdf5.23 MB
Kenneth Pedley Pyper.pdf2.53 MB
Quentin MacPhail Shippee.pdf1.98 MB
Robert James McCormick.pdf1.12 MB
RossEveleighJohnson (3).pdf1.54 MB
Rupert E. McCaul.pdf95.31 KB
Tom Montague Falls.pdf761.46 KB
Victor Keith Harris.pdf996.78 KB
Wilbur Ramsay Spinney.pdf1.78 MB
William Andrew Eden.pdf3.29 MB
William Bennet.pdf2.98 MB
Russell McConnell.pdf716.29 KB
Robert E. Austin.pdf3.49 MB
Anthony Chapman.pdf176.03 KB
Walter Robert Ferrier.pdf4.67 MB
John Molson Walkley.pdf3.93 MB
Allingham, Robert.pdf132.54 KB
Baldwin, Jesse Augustus.pdf5.46 MB
Calverley, Walter J..pdf931.27 KB
Duncan, George Findlay.pdf131.93 KB
Aird, John Smith Seaton.pdf347.2 KB
Grindley, William Edward.pdf595.37 KB
Crowley, John William.pdf621.98 KB
Hanson, James Robert.pdf3.03 MB
Coulter, James Stewart.pdf151.27 KB
Bradley, Frederick William.pdf326.63 KB
Harvie, Robert Jr..pdf471.43 KB
Badgley, John Clement.pdf153.42 KB
Anglin, William Sherron.pdf2.44 MB
Hingston, William F..pdf242.9 KB
Carson, Owen Munro.pdf435.4 KB
Gordon, John Peter Campbell.pdf625.65 KB
Cook, John Frederick.pdf6.31 MB
Gurd, Philip L..pdf474.35 KB
Hill, John Richard.pdf3.35 MB