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336   APPENDIX I

 

Laurie commands the First Battalion of Roya: Irish Rifles at Aden. Major R. J. Macdonald is on command of a company at Malta. Lieutenant C. G. G. Mackenzie is with the Royal Scots Fusiliers at Gibraltar. Lieut.-Colonel Joly de Lotbiniere, C.S.L, C.I.E., is Superintendent Engineer of the Public Works Department at Calcutta. There are quite a number of Canadian officers attached to the British Army in India, and some in China; but these are not quite so likely to see active service as those nearer home. Brevet-Major G. R. Frith is right in the heart of things at the War Office, and Lieutenant J. D. Gemmell is in the vital fortress of Gibraltar. Among Canadian officers in the British service now on the Reserve is Sir E. P. C. Girouard, who served with distinction in the Soudan and in South Africa.

"The Hon. Donald Howard, eldest son of Lady Strathcona and heir to the title, is with his regiment, the 3rd Hussars. Lady Strathcona's two younger sons, Harry and Arthur Howard, are in the Territorials, while her son-in-law, Lieut.-Commander Kitson, R.N., is presumed to be with the British naval forces in the North Sea.

"Mr. Frank Stobart, son of Mr. F. W. Stobart, formerly of Winnipeg, is with his regiment, the 18th Hussars.

"Many members of the staffs of the leading Canadian corporations are already with the colours, and a large number are on the `waiting list' of Territorial regiments. The following is a list of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company's staff in the United Kingdom who have joined the colours, with the regiments to which they have been attached:

"Major H. N. Kersey, D.S.O., Manager-in-Chief Ocean Services—Herts Yeomanry; N. B. Mercer—London Rifle Brigade; L. F. Leonhardt and H. J. Hodges—both 3rd County of London Yeomanry; Geoffrey N. Carey and P. Thompson—both Army Service Corps; E. G. Moore, R. J. Harden, and P. T. Roberts—all 24th County of London Battalion (Queen's); George S.


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