1st Canadian Mounted Rifles - Links

Links To:-

Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group "The Matrix Project" index:                                                   http://www.cefresearch.ca/matrix/contents.htm

New flickr set: Canadian WW1 Shots  http://www.flickr.com/photos/46212770@N08/sets/72157635125736171/

'Library and Archives Canada, Soldiers of the First World War - CEF' search tool:                                                      http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/search.aspx                                                                              

and the 'Canadian Virtual War Memorial' search page:             

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem  

Library and Archives Canada - Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War:

http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_tim=2013-02-20T00%3A15%3A39Z&url_ctx_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&rft_dat=46246&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fcollectionscanada.gc.ca%3Apam&lang=eng                                                                                                                                  

Megantic Nominal Roll, June 12th 1915:

https://ia700305.us.archive.org/22/items/CEF_1CMR_1915/CEF_1CMR_1915.pdf

2nd CMR photos: http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/histoires_de_chez_nous-community_memories/pm_v2.php?id=story_line&lg=English&fl=0&ex=00000653&sl=5313&pos=1&pf=1#30

Trench Maps: http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/ww1/ndx5to40.htm


Lt. Tom Rutherford's account of Passchendaele, 26th October 1917:

http://scholars.wlu.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1369&context=cmh


Chris Baker's www.1914-1918.net site, for a very detailed account of the Battle of Mount Sorrel; the worst day in the history of the 1st CMR - http://www.1914-1918.net/bat14.htm#sorrel

Major-General Malcolm Mercer - qormuseum.org/2016/06/03/major-general-malcolm-mercer

5th CMR book - Lt-Col. Baker, O.C. 5th CMR, KIA  at Maple Copse, (Sanctuary Wood) June 2nd 1916; by John William Cunliffe. Baker's letters, and the best descriptions of that awful day:

A Canadian soldier: George Harold Baker, M.P. ... - Internet Archive

Sgt. Campbell McLellan was next to Col. Baker when he was killed: (at "Yeep Pree / Yeeps")

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/video-gallery/video/5654


5th CMR blog - http://uncle-car.blogspot.co.uk/

4th CMR site - www.4cmr.com/

2nd CMR site - www.2ndCMR.org.uk

Four modern 1st CMR cartoons by Sandy Burnett Debreuil -                                                       http://www.crowbarbenson.com/?p=839

Clearing the Dead by Peter E. Hodgkinson: http://www.vlib.us/wwi/resources/clearingthedead.html

From 'Canadian Letters & Images Project':

Collection of Hart Leech includes a letter by Hart to his mother written in 1916 just before his death but not found until 1928

http://www.canadianletters.ca/collectionsSoldier.php?warid=3&collectionid=90

Letters of Ernest Mosley Taylor and Wilfrid Entwisle (Bill) Bury from Vermilion, Alberta

http://www.canadianletters.ca/letterlist.php?collectionid=162&docid=1&warid=3
Ernest was killed May 7, 1916 and is buried in the Menin Road South Military Cemetery in Belgium. Wilfred was killed November 5, 1917 and is buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium.

Letters and photos William John McLellan -

http://www.canadianletters.ca/collectionsSoldier.php?collectionid=285&warid=3                                                                                    (WIlliam John McLellan was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1894 and was a student at The University of Alberta at the time he enlisted in Feb 1916. The collection consists of more than one hundred letters and more than twenty photographs.)

Diaries, letter, photos etc. of Ivan Clark Maharg -

http://www.canadianletters.ca/collectionsSoldier.php?warid=3&collectionid=132                                                                                 (Lieutenant Ivan Clark Maharg was born in Teeswater, Ontario in 1897 and enlisted in Brandon in March 1916. He served in France with the 1st CMR. He was killed in France on Sept 29th 1918 aged 21. The collection consists of one extended letter, his diary from 1918, and five photographs.)

A piece (and click 'William Barker in 1935 Hall of Fame of the Air feature' for cartoon) on William Barker V.C. http://acepilots.com/wwi/can_barker.html,                                                                                                              and a link to his biographer's (Wayne Ralph) page                                                                                                 www.barkervc.com  re:'William Barker VC - The Life, Death & Legend of Canada's Most Decorated War Hero'

Frederik Sohier project photographing all British cemeteries in Flanders http://britishcemeteries.webs.com/

Casualties of the 5th CMR - http://74.6.238.254/search/srpcache?ei=UTF-8&p=canadianmountedrifles&xa=.0PsKb_oir1ZiWbY1nbZ8g--%2C1316327641&fr=dellia&u=htt

Vimy Ridge Blog - http://atethepaint-canadianbacon.blogspot.com/2011/01/vimy-ridge.html

Other Grandfather's Unit - The 1st/4th Wilts on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41648334@N07/sets/72157628289021613/

And other Grandfather: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41648334@N07/sets/72157628245587431/

G.W.L. Nicholson Official C.E.F. History http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/docs/CEF_e.pdf

In Kultured Kaptivity, Life and Death in Germany's Prison Camps and Hospitals 
by Ivan Rossiter of the First and Third Mounted Rifles,(CEF). Dated 1918. 
http://www.archive.org/details/inkultur ... 00rossrich

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