Canadian Forestry Corps
Canadian Forestry Corps in WWII
Information supplied by Robert Briggs with contributions by Jude Mitchell

I wish to thank everyone who has made contributions of photos, stories and other info of their
family members of the Canadian Forestry Corps to this website.

If anyone has additional photos or stories they would like us to add here – we would be pleased to do so

For Further information please contact Bob Briggs

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps
District 3, Camp 14
Highwood (Feabuie), Culloden

Canadian Mobilization Point - Victoria, BC
Mobilization Date -14 Aug 1940
Arrived in Scotland - 1 Mar 1941
Ceased Operations in Scotland - 7 Oct 1943
Camps Occupied in Scotland - Highwood (Feabuie), Culloden

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps, CASF
History
24 May 1940 – Authorized – Serial 2108 (GO 184/40)
14 August 1940 – Mobilized in Victoria, British Columbia (CFC Website)
7 November 1940 - CASF designation dropped (GO 273/40)
15 January 1944– Disbanded (GO 113/44)
War Diaries
16426 – 1940/07-1942/01
16427 – 1942/02-1943/10
Notes
27/7/40 – Victoria, BC – Major C.W. Mobley appointed to command and recruit No. 7 Company, CFC, CASF. [WD]
29/7/40 – Authority granted for mobilization from HQ MD No. 11. [WD]
11/8/40 – Capt. O.V. Maude-Roxby transferred from No. 6 Company and appointed 2nd i/c. 93 recruits TOS. [WD]
12/8/40 – 36 recruits TOS. [WD]
13/8/40 – 13 recruits TOS. [WD]
14/8/40 – Otter Point, BC – First Pay Parade held at Otter Point, Sooke, BC. [WD]
4/9/40 – Moved by truck from Otter Point to Victoria, BC. Then by CPR boat to Vancouver, where company entrained for Valcartier Camp, PQ. [WD]
8/9/40 – Company arrived at Valcartier Camp, PQ.
3/10/40 – No. 5 Company moved to new lines at Valcartier on being grouped with Nos. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8 Companies, comprising the first contingent of the CFC for overseas service. [No. 5 Coy WD]
31/10/40 – Valcartier Camp, PQ – Strength at 6 officers and 195 ORs. [WD]
6/2/41 – Company entrained at Valcartier on TS-219. (Movement Control)
7/2/41 – Company arrived at Halifax. Embarkation delayed.
8/2/41 - Company moved to Debert Camp. (Movement Control)
15/2/41 – Left Debert Camp and and embarked on E-110 Orontes. [Movement Control]
17/2/41 – Sailed for United Kingdom.
1/3/41 – Arrived in Scotland.
7/10/43 – Cease operations in Scotland and returned to Canada.
Courtesy of David Ryan


CFC Cap Badge

The war created a crisis in wood supply for the United Kingdom. Pre-war domestic production covered only a small fraction of the timber needed to support the war effort. In addition to civilian requirements, it was estimated that every soldier needed five trees: one for living quarters, messing, and recreation; one for crates to ship food, ammunition, tanks, and so on; and three for explosives, gun stocks, coffins, ships, factories, and direct or indirect support for the fighting line.
Canadians stepped up to fill this need. During 1941 and 1942, thirty companies drawn from all regions of Canada, totalling 220 officers and 6,771 regulars, were deployed to Scotland.
Also it takes a number of support soldiers for each fighting soldier.

We did load a ship with lumber, yeah. And it went to Africa and I took a chalk and I wrote my name and address on the board. I get to, it was about a month after, first thing I get this letter from the soldier in Africa. He says, "I want to tell you, he said, that you people, your job is important," he said, "We used your lumber today, we landed in Africa.
Courtesy of Joseph Wilmer Gagnon - The Memory Project Historica Canada

Once again the British Government turned to Overseas Woodsman to assist in the war effort. Given their impressive record in World War One it was natural that they looked to Canada to provide forestry units once again. In May 1940 the Canadian Government decided to form a Canadian Forestry Corps. Twenty Companies were initially formed with ten more as the war progressed.
The financial agreement between the two Governments as similar to that in World War I. Canada would bear the cost of pay, allowances and pensions, all initial personal equipment, transport to and from the United Kingdom. The British Government paid for "all other services connected with equipment, work or maintenance" and certain others, including medical services. Canada covered the cost for Medical Officers and Britain paid for hospitalization.
The arrangement was unusual as it resulted in a Canadian Unit working for the British, who controlled the areas of work and disposal of the product, but Military operations of the C.F.C. was never surrendered by the Canadians and came under command of Canadian Military Headquarters in London. Even though the C.F.C. had to serve two masters, no serious problems ever resulted.
Mobilization centres for the Corp spanned all across Canada, and recruited both English and French speaking personnel. Many of the volunteers were veterans of World War One, including the Corp's Commander, Brigadier- General J.B. White. Many of the men carried out the same duties as they did in civilian life, such as loggers, black smiths, lawyers, store man, cooks and clerks. The big difference between the new Corp and their World War One counter parts were the new Corp were considered Combat Troops.

No. 7 Company Canadian Forestry Corps War Diaries - Library And Archives Canada War Diary Index

Aug 1940 Sept 1940 Oct 1940 Part 1 & Part 2
Nov 1940 Part 1 & Part 2 Dec 1940 Part 1 & Part 2 Jan 1941
Feb 1941 Mar 1941 Apr 1941
War Diaries Courtesy of Robert Briggs via Danny Bouchard

Jun 1941 July 1941 Aug 1941 Sept 1941
Sept 1941 Oct 1941 Nov 1941 Dec 1941
Jan 1942 Feb 1942 Mar 1942 Apr 1942
May 1942 June 1942 July 1942 Aug 1942
Sept 1942 Oct 1942 Nov 1942 Dec 1942
Jan 1943 Feb 1943 Mar 1943 Apr 1943
May 1943 June 1943 July 1943 Aug 1943
Sept 1943 Oct 1943
War Diaries courtesy of Jean-Francois Chicoine

No.7 Coy re No.5 Coy War Diary

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Enlistment and Training

Canadian Mobilization Points Courtesy of The Sawdust Fusiliers by William C. Wonders


Note: No. 7 Company Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders
Map shows that the men came from across our country of Canada and where each of the original
20 companies was mobilized and what percentage from each province the men came from.
Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders

No.7 Coy CFC was recruited in British Columbia - mostly Vancouver Island in Military District No 11
No 11 District Depot was located at Bay St. Armories, Bay St., Victoria, B.C..
Where the Recruitment office was set up for the No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps and the men would sign up in the month of Aug 1940.

Otter Point History Ref: pg 35 - Courtesy of Arnie Campbell

Otter Point Road Camp, Sooke, BC
Where the men were sent to for outfitting with kit and some training before shipped to Valcartier Camp, Quebec
It was originally a relief camp during the Great Depression and closed for that purpose in 1936.
Photo courtesy by Pte Bert Albert Watt Fox

No.7 Coy CFC Troop Movement Victoria to Valcartier Camp

The 1st Battalion Canadian Scottish Regiment also trained at Otter Point, Sooke, BC
Photos Courtesy of Les Austin son of Pte William Edward Austin

Comte d'Athlone et William Lyon Mackenzie King passant les soldats en revue The Governor General and his prime minister inspecting troops in 1940 at Valcartier Camp
CFB Valcartier - Wikipedia
See page for author [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

CFC soldiers at Valcartier Camp, Quebec
Photo courtesy of Bob Briggs – grandson Pte Perle Bruce Tucker

Map of Camp Valcartier, Quebec
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Troop Movement

No. 5 Coy CFC and CFC HQ were the first CFC companies that went to Scotland – Oct 1940 – with them were members of other companies
No 7 Coy CFC Advance Party to Scotland - for more info go to - No.5 Coy

St-Gabriel de Valcartier Quebec Depot Train Station
- Train Schedule 220 Serial #2107
- Embarked 6 Feb 1941 – arrived in Halifax 7 Feb 1941
No. 7 Coy CFC and No. 6 Coy CFC were on the same train

No.7 Coy CFC Troop Movement Feb 1941 Valcartier - Halifax - Scotland

No. 7 Coy CFC Ships Roll 17 Feb 1941 - Courtesy of David Ryan

Library and Archives Canada
Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-112993

Convoy in Bedford Basin, Halifax
1 Apr 1942

Interactive Map of Port of Halifax & PDF Map
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

SS Orontes SS Orontes - Wikipedia
By Mikeo1938 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Boarded ship at Halifax, Nova Scotia
Sailed 17 Feb 1941
Ship number E110 - Convoy TC-9 SS Orontes
Delayed to Debert, back to Halifax, 15 Feb 1941

No. 7 Coy CFC was also joined by No. 1, 2, 6 and 8 Companies and last section of CFC HQ on the ship
Disembarked 0945hrs 1 Mar 1941 at Gournock after two weeks at sea.

Canadian soldiers aboard a troopship arriving at Greenock, Scotland, 31 August 1942.
Reproduction of Faces of the Second World War - Image 300
Photographer: Laurie A. Audrain

Courage at Sea

Firth of Clyde where the men came in to disembark at Gourock and caught a train to Nairn Train Station then took a lorry to Highwood (Feabuie), Culloden,the site of Camp No.14, District No. 3
District No.3 Headquarters was at Highland Hotel and Duncraig House, Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland

Interactive Map of Gourock - Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Enlarged Maps of Gourock Scotland - Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

No. 7 Company Canadian Forestry Corps Camp 14

Allanfearn railway station (site), Highland (geograph 4425157) Allanfearn railway station

Nigel Thompson [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

A map and list of the 33 CFC camps in Scotland Note Camp 14, Highwood (Feabuie), Culloden
Canadian Forestry Camps in Scotland
Courtesy of The Sawdust Fusiliers by William C Wonders

CFC Map Scotland
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Camp 14 was the home of No. 7 Coy CFC from 1 Mar 1941 until 7 Oct 1943

Interactive Map of Camp 14
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Larger Version

Camp 14 Huts from No. 7 Coy CFC War Diary 3 Apr 1941

The camps were located on estate property near a road to permit vehicle access. Buildings were mostly frame, lumber cut in Corp's sawmills. Some Nissen huts were erected and housed shoemakers, armourers carpenters as well as serving other purposes
Men were housed in huts accommodating 14 men each. A cookhouse, ablution hut with hot and cold showers, sergeants' quarters and mess, officers' quarters and mess, orderly room, medical hut, quartermaster stores, garage and workshop were present in the camp.
Several camps had garden patches to provide fresh vegetables for the men. Swill from the messes was sold to local farmers and the income spent on the messes, or some companies kept pigs and the swill was fed to them. On reaching maturity the pigs were sold to the RASC. Rather than have to purchase young pigs, one company at Cawdor North Camp decided to raise its own, but discovered pigs do not always obey army orders: "17 March 1942 - Delighted to notice that one of our sows is pregnant. We had come to the conclusion that her several trips to the boar had provided her with diversion only."

No. 7 Company CFC Logging Operations

It is convenient at this point to describe the War Establishment of a Forestry Company, C.F.C. The Establishment (CDN/IV/1940/12A/1, DATED Mar 41) provides for a total of 194 all ranks, of whom six are officers: one Major as Commanding Officer, one Captain as Second in Command, one Adjutant, and three Subalterns "for Timber operations". Of these last, one is normally is in charge in the bush, one is in charge of the mill, and one is technical officer. There are 12 Sergeants, of whom two are Mill Foreman and five Bush Foreman, one a Blacksmith, one a M.T. Sergeant, one a Sergeant Cook, and two Assistant Instructors. It is not necessary or desirable to rehearse all the details here, as the Official Historian will have all War Establishments easily available to him; but it may be noted that the list of rank and file includes the following tradesmen: 2 Millwrights, 2 Sawyers, Forestry; 1 Electrician; 3 Motor Mechanics, one of whom is a Corporal, 1 Carpenter, 1 Plumber or Pipefitter; 1 Shoemaker, and 1 Tailor. Among the mass of non-tradesmen, the following groups are conspicuous: 20 Logmakers, 30 Rollers and Chainmen, 10 Road Cutters, 14 Drivers I.C. (Internal Combustion)
Re No. 29 Report
The No. 7 Coy brought with them the most up-to-date logging equipment then available in Canada. They brought a standard medium type rotary mill with a capacity of 1500-2000 bd. ft. an hour or c. 8,000 cu. ft a week/3-5-4-7 cm an hour or 227 cm a week. (The British Forestry Commission also provided the company with a Scotch mill or bench, but these were not popular with the Canadians.) Power was supplied by 100-horsepowe Diesel generators. Logging equipment included TD9 caterpillar tractors, lorries, sulkies (pneumatic-tired arches), angle dozers for road making, and two and three drum winches for high-lead logging. They also were equipped with a variety of transportation vehicles, four tractors, two sulkies, one motorcycle, and originally six bicycles.
Various factors accounted for the longer start-up times. No. 7 Company at Highwood Camp was correcting some of the immediate faults of their supposedly completed camp and was called on to assist in loading ships at Inverness. Several companies had to complete camp construction, construct roads and bridges.
No. 7 Company arrived at Highwood Camp on 1 March 1941; over a year later, in July 1942, it was observed that a "cordial relations exist between ourselves and the public of the Inverness district. Men from No.7 Company at Highwood Camp attended dances at Raigmore Military Hospital in Inverness, and in return nurses from the hospital attended dances at Highwood Camp.
A large fire broke out near historic Culloden Moor about 2200 hours on 29 April 1942 and a fire-fighting crew of 100 men from No. 7 Company at Highwood Camp brought it under control by 0300 hours next morning, occasioning the comment "The men are splendid fire fighters and have evoked the admiration of the Forestry Commission for their efficient way of tackling the job of extinguishing fires.

photo's Courtesy of "The Sawdust Fusiliers" by William C. Wonders

Heavy CFC logging truck
Courtesy of Al Neale - son of Pte Charles Frederick Neale

Even before felling could begin most companies had to introduce an access road network in the forests to enable their mechanized equipment to be used, in contrast to the widespread use of horses in prewar local forests. Road building and maintenance continued to occupy part of the CFC personnel even after the initial period.
The heavy-laden Canadian lumber lorries from mills to shipping points placed a great deal of strain on local roads and access roads even when they were gravelled, particularly during rainy periods.
In addition to meeting its primary objective the Canadian Forestry Corps' presence in Scotland was influential in other ways: as a defensive element in the earlier years and as a social factor in many smaller communities. It was common practice for the forestry workers to pilfer some of the vehicle fuel ration to give to the local taxis in exchange to a lift to the village to the bar and dances.

It is known that a number of Lumber Jills worked in the camps in the Highlands of Scotland. They were mainly involved in measuring the timber as the landowners were paid for the timber removed from their land.
The military role of the CFC as distinct from its industrial role was important, particularly during the period of possible German invasion after the fall of France. Personnel were allowed to wear civilian clothing while working, but uniforms were required for military activities and when on leave. As combatant troops they received additional training on Saturdays after their week's work in the woods. This included practice on rifle ranges and tactical exercises with other military units. Periodically they participated in weekend military schemes in their areas. CFC lorries often were called on to transport personnel of other units as well as its own.

Companies usually worked in two sections, "one cutting 'in the bush' and bringing out the timber, the other sawing it into lumber in the company mill, and both using mostly Canadian mechanical equipment," The relative openness of the cultivated Scottish forests in contrast to the tangled undergrowth of most natural Canadian pleased the CFC. Nevertheless, pressure had to be applied to Canadian fallers to cut trees close to the ground in Scottish fashion, rather than higher up, which left unsightly stump-fields so common in home forestry operations. The felling crew consisted of three men, two sawing down and one trimming or limbing. Hand saws and axes were the tools employed. The trees involved reflected the variety of Scottish plantations, with Scot pine, spruce and larch particularly common, but also Douglas fir and hardwoods on occasion.
The frequent alternation of rain and snow proved unexpected for many of the Canadians, accustomed to a more continuous snow season. Men's hands were often cut up by handling wet lumber in raw cold weather. Most of the area where they were working in Scotland lay north of 57degrees N, a higher latitude location than most forest operations in Canada-approximately the latitude of Mile 150 on the Alaska Highway (some 100 miles 160 kilometres north of Fort St. John, B.C.), Fort McMurray, Alberta, Lynn Lake, Manitoba, and the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Consequently, the longer winter darkness period in Scotland was an inconvenience for the felling teams at the extreme ends of the working day and working hours had to be adjusted to seasonal light conditions. (Companies worked a full-hour day, with precise hours decided by individual company commanders.)
CFC companies transported and sold scrap wood from the mills to the public for fuel, at prices and delivery charges fixed by the Ministry of Supply. At times some scrap wood "mysteriously`` fell from lorries to land beside individual homes in financial need.

Total Production of Forest Products CFC Scotland
Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders

Postcards 1942 - courtesy of Shirley Briggs granddaughter of Pte Thomas Stanley Levy K98592

In the No. 6 Coy War Diaries there are many entries of soldiers being injured in the mills or the forest falling trees and on the roads. A soldier toes being chopped off with an axe and another soldier losing fingers in the saw in the mill. There a good many soldiers injured and sent to Tulloch Hospital in Tulloch Castle, Dingwall.
For more information go to Illness Injuries & Hospitals
Also some soldiers were killed from the accidents they were in. For more information go to CFC Casualties

In each of the forestry camps there a camp hospital for minor injuries and illness. There would be a sergeant of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps to look after the health issues of the soldiers of the camp. There were Medical Officers of the RCAMC as well attached to the CFC HQ and District HQ in the event of major injuries and illness. The Medical Officer would also visit the camps to ensure hygiene and etc including a short arm inspection once in awhile. For info on Medical Officers go to Doctors of the CFC
As well in the CFC HQ and in each of the District HQ there was a dentist attached to look after the dental needs of the soldiers. The Dental Officer would have his office in one of the camps and would also go to the camps to check all the soldiers. For more info go to Dentists of the CFC
Also no soldier wants to go without pay. Pay parades were held regularly in addition to when a group of soldiers were going on leave they would be paid the day before. Also go to Paymasters of the CFC

Nissan Hut at some of the camps
Due to its semicircular, corrugated iron shape the Nissen Hut deflected shrapnel and bomb blast making it a perfect bomb shelter
Courtesy of Melanie McLennan

No 7 Coy CFC Military Training - No 7 Coy War Diaries

No. 7 Company Canadian Forestry Corps - Life in Scotland

No. 7 Company arrived at Highwood Camp on 1 March 1941; over a year later, in July 1942, it was observed that a "cordial relations exist between ourselves and the public of the Inverness district. Men from No.7 Company at Highwood Camp attended dances at Raigmore Military Hospital in Inverness, and in return nurses from the hospital attended dances at Highwood Camp.
A large fire broke out near historic Culloden Moor about 2200 hours on 29 April 1942 and a fire-fighting crew of 100 men from No. 7 Company at Highwood Camp brought it under control by 0300 hours next morning, occasioning the comment "The men are splendid fire fighters and have evoked the admiration of the Forestry Commission for their efficient way of tackling the job of extinguishing fires.
CFC companies transported and sold scrap wood from the mills to the public for fuel, at prices and delivery charges fixed by the Ministry of Supply. At times some scrap wood "mysteriously`` fell from lorries to land beside individual homes in financial need.
Members of the CFC were seen in uniform regularly at local parades in support of varied wartime causes. In addition to their distinctive cap badges and shoulder patches, from Mar 1943 the CFC were identified by a green triangle below the 'Canada' flash on the upper arm of the battle dress. The CFC was apparently well liked in the Scottish Highlands. The men became active participants in local functions, from fundraising to staging Christmas parties for the local children. A notable tribute to the CFC was paid by Laura Lady Lovat when she stated, "you Canadians may be cutting the Scots firs of the Highlands, but in Highland hearts you are planting something far more lasting".

Church parades also brought them to the public's attention as the No. 7 Coy made use of the local church buildings as well as holding religious services in the camp.
The Chaplains of the Canadian Forestry Corps were attached to CFC HQ or to one of the District HQ to serve the needs of the soldiers.
For extra information on the Chaplains go to Chaplains of the CFC
Courtesy of "The Sawdust Fusiliers" by William C. Wonders

The Scottish people above all appreciated the kindness shown local children by members of the CFC. Christmas celebrations however, were the highlights. CFC personnel went out of their way to make the day memorable for the local children, many of whom came from poor crofts and many of whose fathers were away in the services

For further reading on Life in Scotland
Courtesy of "The Sawdust Fusiliers" by William C. Wonders

No. 7 Company was quite involved in sports (Company, District, Corps and Army)
Courtesy of The Sawdust Fusiliers by William C. Wonders

For further reading No 7 Coy CFC Sports Activities
from No 7 Coy CFC War Diaries

Something to look forward in camp most weeks was a dance, a concert or a movie after a hard weeks work
Examples are No 7 Coy CFC Camp Entertainment from No. 7 Coy War Diaries

A Lost Boy – Norman Chisholm from No 7 Coy CFC War Diaries Apr 1943

Courtesy of Melanie McLennan
A couple of photos of the country folks around the camp

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Photos and stories of the soldiers

Armstrong, Bernard Joseph Pte H56386

Photo courtesy Chris Armstrong - grandson

Photo on far left: Bill Austin on left, other four men unknown
Photo on right: Bill Austin with camp dog at the camp of No 7 Coy CFC, Highwood, Scotland
Photos Courtesy of Les Austin son of Pte William Edward Austin

Large Photos courtesy of Les and Richard Austin – son’s of Pte William Edward Austin

From: CEA
Sent: October-26-12 11:47 AM
To: Robert J Briggs
Subject: info.

Hello Robert, I saw my dad today and he gave me this info that may help in sourcing William Edward Austin's movements, (1st Btn Canadian Scottish K57062). Not sure myself, but I imagine this makes real sense to you. Thanks again for your efforts, I will also check to see if my Uncle Les has anything himself, talk to ya later Clark

From: richard austin
Sent: November-10-12 1:42 PM
To: Rj.gonefishing@shaw.ca
Subject: William Austin

Dear Bob,
First, as Clarks father and Williams second son I wish to personally thank you for your kind efforts to place time lines/ some form of historical records to dad’s career in the army during the war.

From: leslie austin
Sent: April-27-13 6:50 PM
To: Robert J Briggs; Dick Austin
Subject: hospital

funny how memory's come back to you, I remember dad talking about being a first aider or hospital orderly, it comes to mind him telling me he had to pass some test in front of a doctor to prove he could stop someone from bleeding to death.
I have an old triangle bandage somewhere down stairs with ink drawings of various wounds and fractures and their treatments. The drawings seem much older the 1940's and was probably from another era. Dad use to complain all he had for dinner was Bully beef, I'm not sure what that is, but probably mutton. Which thankfully we had very little of when I was growing up.
Les

Demean, Frederick John Pte K99087
Larger size photos
All Photos courtesy Shirley May (Montgomery) Larsen
From: Shirley Larsen
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 3:05 PM
To: rj.gonefishing@shaw.ca
Subject: No. 7 Company CFC

For years no one knew where my grandfather, Frederick John Demean, grew up or even where he was born. His life just seemed to start when he got married in 1928. So, for the years from the time he was born in 1904 to the time he got married in 1928 was a total blank. That is, until I sent away for his Military Records. It gave a complete history of his life as to where and when he went to school to the places that he worked.

My mother had written many stories of the family as she was growing up. Among them was the day my grandfather went off to join the Army.

She wrote, “My father joined the Army when I was eleven years old or so and being the oldest of six, I got to know him better than the rest of the kids. After he went into the Army, my mother was left to raise the six of us on her own until he returned. This was about 1940.

When it came time for everyone to say their goodbyes, I disappeared into my bedroom hoping no one would notice my absence. I just could not bring myself to say goodbye to him. I thought that if I didn’t say goodbye that he would stay and we could keep on doing everything together. I guess I didn’t want to face the fact that he might not come home from the war.”

Since I am now into the genealogy and doing our Family Tree, I keep discovering more and more about my grandfather. It was so interesting to find your website on this Remembrance Day weekend as if I was meant to find it at that particular moment in time.

I am attaching some photos of my grandfather of his time in the service.

Yours truly
Shirley May (Montgomery) Larsen
November 11, 2013

From: Linda & Eric
Sent: Saturday, April 09, 2016 6:36 PM
To: rj.gonefishing@shaw.ca
Subject: Forestry Corps
Bob,
My name is Eric Johnson and I am the son of George Johnson (K99191). I found your web site on the Canadian Forestry Corps. Excellent I might add. I am researching his life,knew he was in the war but being a quiet man never told me of any part of his life at that time.
He was a Captain in the 18th company and when I found the picture of the same company 1943 Scotland well I also have the same picture. My father is the officer on the far left but can not find his name mentioned. I have a request in to get whatever records the Archives have but still waiting. Do not know if you could be of any help but ................
Also am enclosing a another picture I have, he is on the last row third in on the right hand side. I do know he enlisted when he lived in Victoria and I believe the year was 1939. He did end up in Germany working for the North German timber control and the Foreign office. I do have some papers I am still working on and will send whatever info I gather on the 18 Corps.
Eric Johnson
June 1942 – somewhere in south England - Large Photo Courtesy of Eric Johnson

Photos were taken 1941 – 1943 by Capt George Johnson
The time he was with No.7 & No.18 Coys

Large Photos courtesy of Eric Johnson
son of Capt George Johnson

From: Tara Toebosch
Sent: January-17-13 9:46 AM
To: rj.gonefishing@shaw.ca
Subject: Canadian Forestry Corp No. 7
Good morning Bob and thank you so much for your reply. It has been so interesting researching the man behind the uniform. After e-mailing you, I found even more items belonging to my Great-Grandfather - William Charles Mobley. In addition to his pants, hat and jacket I found a bomber style jacket, a full-length coat, 2 flat hats, his helmet, a pair of pantaloons, a dickie and a pair of mittens. For today I am just sending pictures of the mittens and the tie clip. I think once you see the tie clip you may change your opinion on its origin...I don't know! The photo of the pin is taken atop the Coy photo of the Canadian Forestry Corp No. 7 in Valcartier 1940. Major Mobley is third from the right and he is not looking at the camera. Interestingly...my Grandfather, William Charles Mobley (age 19) is also in the picture! I will try to forward photos in the near future, but for today just the mitts and tie clip. Thanks for your time and have a great day!
Regards, Tara Toebosch

Source: The Lethbridge Herald, Lethbridge, 3 June 1944
PROMOTED
--Lethbridge Herald Engraving.

Mrs. J.M. Rae of the city has just received word that her son Lieut. W.H. Rae of the Canadian Forestry Corps has been promoted to the rank of Captain. The Local soldier has been stationed in Scotland since going overseas three years ago.

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - War Brides

Armstrong, Bernard Joseph Pte H56386 married Miss Mary (Molly) Helen Stewart
Cisco, William Pte K99003 married Miss Azona Walton
Dale, Norman Gordon Pte K76232 married Miss Mary (last name unknown)
Davison, Bruce Donald Pte K99085 married Miss Margaret Cameron
Dobbie, William Paul Cpl K99005 married Miss Edith Hilda Dyson
Greenwood, John Gladwell Sgt K99014 married Miss Mary Isabella Fairweather
Gourlay, Keith Darwin Sgt K99189 married Miss Wilhelmine Margaret MacReady
Rae, William Hastie Rae Lt married Miss Elsie Fraser Grant
Schindler, Emil Michel LCpl K99024 married Miss Flora Dean
Slojkowski, Walter Leon ACpl K99182 married Miss Georgia Campbell

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Company Photos
Why are some soldiers missing from the company photo's

1940 No. 7 Coy Valcartier
Courtesy of Tara Toebosch great great granddaughter of Major William Charles Mobley


No. 7 Company CFC Aug 1941 Scotland
Larger Photo
National Defense Directorate of History and Heritage
& for further reference Library and Archives Canada
Courtesy of Jean-Francois Chicoine


No. 7 Company CFC August 1943 Scotland - Courtesy of Clark Austin grandson of Pte William Edward Austin
Larger Photo
National Defense Directorate of History and Heritage
& for further reference Library and Archives Canada
Courtesy of Jean-Francois Chicoine

No. 7 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Soldiers List

List of Abbreviations - Library and Archives Canada
ABBREVIATIONS and ACRONYMS of WW2 and service records
Military Districts of Canada 1939
Calgary Military Historical Society

Access to Information (ATI) Online Request – to obtain the services records for a soldier

No 7 Coy CFC Mar 1941 Soldiers List Arrived in Scotland - Canadian Army ‘OS’
No 7 Coy CFC Jan 1942 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC Apr 1942 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC June 1942 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC Nov 1942 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC Dec 1942 Postal Nominal Roll
No 7 Coy CFC Jan 1943 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC June 1943 Soldiers List With Trades
No 7 Coy CFC Aug 1943 Nominal Roll
No 7 Coy CFC Nominal Roll 8 Oct 1943 Back to Canada

No. 7 Coy CFC started out with 204 soldiers in 5 Aug 1940. Over the years this company saw a large movement of men before the company came back to Canada.
First off there was a number of other rank soldiers who received their commission to an officer while in Scotland. The fighting units were always looking for able bodied soldiers whose medical category was A and No. 7 Coy CFC lost a number of soldiers to transfers to these units. Then when the Battle of Britain was over and the concern of an invasion of the UK was not the same threat – plus the forest that could be logged were dwindling, ten companies of CFC men were transferred back to Canada. No. 7 Coy being one of the 10 companies. This selection was done in CMHQ in London. All the companies were affected by transfers of men from one company to another. No. 7 Coy was affected in the same way. See - Fuelwood Cutting Units

Adams, J.K. A Sgt K92053 Transf from No 11 DD & No.6 Coy transf to Training Wing
Addison, Joseph Horace Sgt K99091 Transf to RCA - See CFC Casualties
Aitken, W.C Sgt K72623 Transf from No.18 Coy & HQ CFC
Akerley, F. Pte C3565 log maker - transf from No.23 Coy
Alcock, Cecil Albert Stanley Pte H56322 cook "C" - transf from No.17 Coy transf to No.28 Coy & RCASC att to No.28 Coy
Allan, Archie MacLean Pte K99001 general duties
Allan, George Milton Pte K99082 officer’s mess
Allard, H. Pte D113178 general duties - transf from No.9 Coy
Allen, C.T. Pte B62030 Transf from No.28 Coy
Allen, George Ernest Pte K99081 Discharged
Alyward, T. Pte H99503 Transf from No.28 Coy transf to No.10 Coy
Anderson, H.A. LCpl K53819 sawyer ‘A’ - transf from SHofC & No.10 Coy
Andrews, James Pte K99019 Transf to No.10 Coy
Armstrong, Bernard Joseph Pte H56386 general duties - transf from No.17 Coy transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Armstrong, Christopher Lee Major Transf from No.6 Coy
Armstrong, Frederick Louis Pte K99056 Discharged
Arseneault, J.Frederick Pte E39544 Transf from No.27 Coy
Attwell, George Edward ALCpl C2248 Transf from No 3 DD & No.1 Coy
Austin, William Edward Pte K57062 batman - transf from 1st Battn CScotR & 15 General Hospital RCAMC & Reinf Sect transf to RCAMC
Avery, Wells Bonania Pte C63160 Transf from No.1 Coy
Baird, Herbert Stuart Pte K99080 cook "C" - Discharged
Baird, J.H. Pte K41509 Transf to No.5 Coy & No.1 Coy & No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Ballantine, R.J. Pte B27439 Transf from No.27 Coy
Barker, Arthur Pte K99092 driver IC tractor forestry ‘B’
Barnes, B.D. Pte K14067 Transf from 2nd AA Batt RCA transf to No.6 Coy
Barrett, E.A. Pte K98251 sawfiler "A" - transf from No 11 DD transf to Reinf Sect & No.7 Coy & No.28 Coy & Gen Workshop
Beattie, George Robert ASgt K99615 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.10 Coy
Beattie, R.A. Pte U1759 log maker - transf to Reinf Sect & No.6 Coy
Beaumont, John Joseph Cpl K85380 general duties
Bedard, Elie Joseph Pte H56328 log maker - transf from No.17 Coy
Beckman, Edward Pte K99051 rollers & chainman
Belair, Edouard Pte C63203 Transf from No.1 Coy
Bell, B. Pte C23762 Transf from No.27 Coy
Bell, William Henry Pte K98538 Transf from No.6 Coy transf to No 5 Coy VGC
Beninger, W.L. ASgt K98161 Transf from No 11 DD transf to No.6 Coy
Bernard, Clifford Delphis Pte C63037 Transf from No.1 Coy
Bigelow, Harold Pte C63187 Transf from No.1 Coy
Bigham, Clifford Chester Pte K99140 engine artificer ‘B’ - transf to No.6 Coy
Blondin, R. Pte G1994 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.27 Coy
Boies, J. Pte D125656 Transf from No.27 Coy
Borthwick, George Stanford Pte K99141 road cutter
Boschalk, Albert Julian Pte K99093 driver IC tractor – forestry ‘B’ - transf to No.28 Coy & RCE
Boucher, R. Pte E36004 Transf from No.3 Coy & No 5 DD & No.27 Coy
Bourghaize, Garnet Pte E36138 log maker - transf from No.3 Coy transf to Reinf Sect
Bourgon, E. Pte C70333 Transf from No.27 Coy
Boyd, C.M. Pte K41272
Bowers, J. Pte K73384 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Bowers, Kenneth Elmer LCpl K99158 Discharged
Boyes, M.J. ArmrSgt M40822 armourer ‘B’
Bracey, W.C. Pte D113065 rollers & chainman - transf from No.9 Coy transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Brascoupe, James LCpl C63179 Transf from No.1 Coy transf to No 3 DD & No 5 Det
Brash, William Findley LCpl K99083 sawyer ‘A’
Bromley, Arthur McIntosh Pte G45584 Transf from No.4 Coy
Brook, William James Pte K99058 Transf to No 11 DD
Brown, J.A.F. LCpl K76198 depart foreman forestry ‘C’
Bryan, C.E. Pte K99566 Transf from No.1 Coy
Bryan, Ivor Pte K99142 officer’s mess
Bryant, Clayton Henry Pte K99566 rollers & chainman - transf from No.10 Coy & No.1 Coy transf to No.6 Coy
Bryson, E.J. Pte K98158 general duties - transf from No 11 DD
Bryson, Robert Carson Cpl K99094 motor mech 'B' - transf to Gen Workshop
Buchanan, Angus Samuel Pte K100062 general duty - transf to No.1 Coy & No 1 CSFS & No.10 Coy
Burrows, W.A. Pte C39433 Transf from No.1 Coy
Byers, Charles Lewis Pte K99095 general duties
Bystrom, A. Pte H62850 Transf from No.23 Coy
Calver, David Lowe Pte K99045 Discharged
Cameron, A.G. Pte K74041 rollers & chainman
Camley, Joseph Lloyd George Pte K99143 cook ‘C’ - transf to HQ No 1 CFG & Reinf Sect & No.10 Coy
Campbell, Archibald Marquis Cpl K99096 plumber "B" - transf to No.6 Coy
Campbell, H. Pte K74042 rollers & chainman
Carrier, A. LCpl E41486 Transf from No.27 Coy
Carter, Robert Harland Pte K99097 rollers & chainman
Cartner, J. Sgt K42175 Transf from RMP
Carto, Samuel Pte K99193 Transf to No 11 DD
Carwithen, Malcolm Beaton Cpl K14044 Transf to No.6 Coy & RCA
Chapman, Alexander Pte K72999 Transf from No.22 Coy
Chapman, F.W. Pte K14117 Transf from 2nd AA Batt RCA transf to No 11 DD & No.18 Coy
Charron, E. Pte E76027 Transf to No.28 Coy
Chartrand, D. Pte D113035 log maker - transf from No.9 Coy
Cisco, William Pte K99003 motor mech ‘B’ - transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Clapperton, Ewart Wilton Pte K99084 dept foreman ‘C’
Clark, James Kelly Cpl K99002 Transf to HQ CFC
Clark, Stanley Harris Major 2I/C - transf from No.19 Coy transf to No.6 Coy
Clarke, H.N.J. Armr Sgt K83023 armourer ‘B’ - RCOC att to No.7 Coy
Clemis, C. Pte H99531 Transf from No.27 Coy
Clifford, W.G. Pte G18037
Clough, Irwin ASgt K99055 millwright ‘A’ - transf to HQ No 1 Dist
Collins, I.E. Pte M101336
Comeau, J.H. Pte F64775 Transf from No.27 Coy
Combs, C.D. Pte M31011 Transf from No.21 Coy
Connett, Howard John Pte K99062 rollers & chainman
Cook, George Otson Pte K99192 Transf to No 11 DD
Cook, H.F. Cpl K38051 rollers & chainman - transf from No.18 Coy & No.8 Coy
Coomes, Bertie Edmond Pte K99145 batman
Cooper, Arthur Frank Sgt/Lt B39649 foreman of works – bush ‘A’ transf to OCTU & back to No.7 Coy
Cooper, Walter Harold Pte K99146 Transf to No 11 DD
Cornell, Griffith Andrew Sgt K99147 foreman of works – bush ‘A’
Coughlan, Amos Pte K99586 Transf from & back to No.10 Coy
Courcey, Aurela Pte E36114 Transf from No.3 Coy & No.1 Coy
Cox, C.W. Pte C34198 Transf from No.23 Coy transf to No.10 Coy & No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Cox, I.S. Pte C30936 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.1 Coy
Crane, Wallace David Pte K99020 Transf to No.9 Coy
Crockett, Lawrence Pte K99159 general duties
Csizmadia, J. Pte M639 Transf from No.1 Coy
Culverwell, Ralph Egbert Pte K99040 Transf to HQ CFC
Cummins, J.H. Sgt K93012 cook "C" - transf from No 11B VHG
Currall, Reginald Howard Pte K99098 batman
Cyr, F. Pte E62667 Transf from No.27 Coy
Cyr, J.B. Pte E62646 Transf to No.27 Coy
Daigle, J.J. Pte G56750 Transf from No.27 Coy
Darou, Frederick John Pte C63029 Transf from No.1 Coy
Dale, Norman Gordon Pte K76232
Davison, Bruce Donald Pte K99085 Transf to LER - See CFC Casualties
Davison, Charles Thomas Pte K99086 rollers & chainman - transf to No.9 Coy & No.7 Coy & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Delgaty, C.H. Pte H94774 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Demean, Frederick John Pte K99087 tailor ‘B’ - transf to No.28 Coy & No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Demmon, Walter Archibald Cpl K98674 Discharged - transf from BC CFC Wing transf to No.6 Coy
Demuynck, N. Sgt C34281 Transf from No.28 Coy
Desjardins, Lawrence Joseph Pte K99647 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & RCEME
Desjardins, M. Pte C11458 log maker - transf from No 1 Troop Carrying Coy RCASC
Desjardins, R.E. Pte D114883 log maker - transf from No.9 Coy
Desormia, Charles James Pte C63113 Transf from No.1 Coy
Dionne, G. Pte E15164
Dionne, P. Pte G56684 Transf from No.27 Coy
Doak, G.W. Pte E36098 cook "C" - transf from No.3 Coy
Dobbie, William Paul Cpl K99005 rollers & chainman - transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Dodd, R. Pte H62791
Dolan, Patrick Godfrey Cpl K99157 dept foreman ‘B’
Dooley, Lorne Pte C63109 Transf from No.1 Coy
Dorie, James LCpl K99149 general duties
Doucet, George Abraham ACpl G58633 Transf from No 3 VGC & No.3 Coy & No.27 Coy
Douglas, James Wilfred Pte K99099 rollers & chainman
Drummond, D.F. Pte K45513
Dube, J.B. Pte E10497
Dubeau, M. Pte E48705 Transf from No.27 Coy
Dunnigan, Francis Richard Pte K99004 driver IC
Dupuis, C. Pte C9802 Transf from No.27 Coy
Eagles, A.C. Pte F95466
Eaton-Shore, James Robert Pte K99110 log maker
Egan, Richard Henry Pte K99160 Discharged
Elaschuk, Nicklas Pte K99161 driver IC - transf to No.28 Coy & Reinf Sect & No.10 Coy & No.27 Coy & No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Elgood, Basil Poyntz Pte K99088 Discharged
Ellis, W.G. Pte H94754
Evans, C.V. Sgt M7712 Transf from 1st Battn RCE transf to No.8 Coy & No.27 Coy & HQ No 7 CFD
Ewart, R.A. Pte K72912 general duties
Fahey, Leonard James Pte K99188 log maker
Fairfoull, Robert Pte K99009 log maker
Fairley, Raymond Alexander Cpl K99006 Transf to No.6 Coy
Favell, Wilfred Duncan Pte K99035 Discharged
Fedorick, James Donald Pte H53406 log maker - transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy
Ferguson, Henry James Pte K99069 driver IC tractor – forestry ‘B’
Filteau, Charles Pte C63141 Transf from No.1 Coy
Finner, J.E. Pte M101382 Transf from No.27 Coy
Finter, Charles Frederick Pte K99100 Transf to No.6 Coy & No.27 Coy
Fournier, Joseph Pte E29359 Transf from No.3 Coy & No.16 Coy & No.1 Coy
Fournier, Romeo Pte C63206 Transf from No.1 Coy
Fraser, Donald Patrick Pte K99061 driver IC - transf to No.6 Coy
Fraser, Robert Burgess Pte K46788 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.6 Coy
Freeman, Charles Pte K99639 general duties - transf from No.10 Coy
Froats, Herbert Oliver Pte C63149 Transf from No.1 Coy
Furlotte, J.R. Pte B110056 Transf from No.27 Coy
Gammon, L.D. Pte K41514 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Garceau, E.P. Pte H65393 Transf from No.27 Coy
Gardner, R.W. Pte D125378 Transf from No.27 Coy
Garfield, Francis Cpl K99059 rollers & chainman
Garratt, Samuel Polson LCpl K99000 cook 'C'
Gaspard, J.A. Pte K67761
Gaspard, Wilfred Bertram Pte K99148 driver IC tractor – forestry ‘B' - transf to No.28 Coy & RCE
Gaudet, H.M. Pte F96499 Transf from No.27 Coy
Gavelin, Ernest Peter Pte K99007 driver IC - transf to No.10 Coy
Gervais, Joseph Omer Pte C63080 Transf from No.1 Coy
Gibbons, Michael Pte C63048 Transf from No.1 Coy
Gillespie, John Edward Pte K99552 Transf from No.10 Coy
Gilmour, A.M. Lt Transf to No 11 DD
Giroux, G. Pte E36084 road cutter - transf from No.3 Coy
Gissing, Edward Blake Pte K99008 general duties
Gordon, Alexander Capt Transf to No.6 Coy & No.29 Coy
Gordon, W. Pte M100889 Transf from Reinf Sect
Gorrie, A. LCpl K72969 Transf from No.1 Coy
Gould, Billie Brynmor Pte K99049 Transf to No 11 DD & No.18 Coy
Gourlay, Keith Darwin Sgt K99189 general duties
Gove, William Crawford Pte K42387 Transf to No 11 DD
Goyer, Peter Pte C63152 Transf from No.1 Coy
Grant, C.D. Cpl B89011 general duties - transf from No 1 CIHU
Gray, A.T. Pte K100136 Transf from Reinf Sect
Greenwood, John Gladwell Sgt K99014 transpt Sgt - transf to No.11 Coy & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD & CFC Casualties
Grindlay, R. Pte K65047 Transf from Reinf Sect
Hachey, L. Pte E39553 Transf from No.27 Coy
Haggard, J.C. Pte K72777 road cutter
Hall, F.J. Pte K41475 Transf to No.6 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Hall, John Hubert Pte K98499 driver IC - transf from No 11 DD Trans & Cdn Corps Petrol Park RCASC transf to HQ CFC & No.30 Coy - See CFC Casualties
Halliday, Hubert Pte K99163 Transf to No.6 Coy & No 11 DD
Hammond, Bruce McLean Pte K99063 Discharged underage - Signed up with RCAC - See CFC Casualties
Hansen, Eric Selcov Pte K99164 Transf to Armourer Corps & CScotR - See CFC Casualties
Harding, Charles Frederick Lt G48052 Adj - transf from No.15 Coy & OCTU transf to No.6 Coy
Harley, James Clark LCpl B17072 Transf from No.14 Coy & No.16 Coy & No.1 Coy
Harmeson, M. Pte H64330 Transf from No.26 Coy
Haslam, L.C. Pte F64860
Haugen, Oswald Pte K99609 Transf from No.10 Coy & No.8 Coy
Headrick, J.G. Pte C1202 Transf from No.1 Coy
Heitman, Wilton Norman Pte K99054 sawfiler ‘C’ - transf to No.6 Coy
Heller, Charles Raymond Pte K99101 dept foreman ‘B’
Hendry, W.J. Pte B112683 Transf from No.1 Coy
Hennigar, John William Pte E38188 Transf from No.16 Coy & No.1 Coy
Henning, Aniel Elson Pte
Hewitson, S.R. Pte K73022 driver IC -transf from Cdn Corps Petrol Park RCASC
Hickling, Edward Lyle Pte K99102 Transf to No 11 DD
Hickling, Harold Charles Pte K99150 driver IC
Hiltz, Frank Owen Pte F77256 Transf from No.1 Coy transf to VGC - See CFC Casualties
Hocevar, Mathew Pte K99139 Transf to No 11 DD
Hodge, James Patrick ASgt K25032 cook "C" -transf from 15th Vancouver Coast Brigade RCA & No.10 Coy transf to CFC HQ
Hogan, William Walter Cpl K99103 Transf to Calgary Regt, R.C.A.C. - See CFC Casualties
Hollas, Thomas CSM K99587 blacksmith "B" - transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.6 Coy & No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Holmquist, Pte M60077
Hooper, Robert H. Pte K74044 driver IC - transf from MGTC & No.10 Coy
Hopkins, R. Pte K42761 Transf from RMP transf to No 11 DD
Horton, Ephraim Michael LCpl M11022 dept foreman ‘C’ - transf to No.28 Coy & No.24 Coy
Hotte, Wilfred Pte C70064 Transf from HQ CFC & No.1 Coy
Houston, Albert Edward Sgt/Lt K99104 general duties - transf to OCTU & No.1 Coy & back to No.7 Coy
Howard, W. Pte K41449 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Humphrey, Lloyd William Pte K99105 Transf to No.6 Coy
Hunt, Theron Pte H56226 Transf from No.17 Coy
Hyam, Rolph Ernest Pte K99106 Transf to HQ No 1 Dist
Inskip, Harry George Pte K99107 Transf to No.9 Coy & No.22 Coy
Isabell, W.R. Pte C34399 Transf from No.27 Coy
Isely, Raoul Werner Pte K99064 road cutter
James, John Pte K99187 dept foreman ‘c’ - transf to No.6 Coy
Jefcoat, Benjamin Pte K99065 engine artificer ‘B’
Jefcoat, R.A. Pte K57877 Transf to No.6 Coy
Jennings, James Arthur Pte K99044 general duties - transf to No.6 Coy
Jensen, Robert Adolph LCpl K99650 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.1 Coy & No.16 Coy - See No 7 CFD & No.10 Coy
Johnson, Frederick Richard Pte K99066 rollers & chainman
Johnson, George Pte K99191 Mill Foreman ‘A’ - transf to OCTU & No.18 Coy & Reinf Sect & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Johnson, J. Pte D113225 Transf from No.9 Coy
Johnston, George Walter Pte K99067 Transf to No 11 VHG
Jones, E.V. Pte K41453 Transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Jones, E.W. Pte K41508 general duty - transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Jones, Gordon George Pte K99022 Transf to No 11 DD
Jones, Robert Edward Pte K99165 Transf to No 11 Sub DD - Vancouver
Jones, William Henry Pte K99021 Transf to No 11 DD
Kalke, William Pte K99023 log maker
Keane, Michael James Pte C63112 Transf from No.1 Coy
Kearns, Jack Pte K99015 road cutter
Kellow, Robert James LCpl K99127 millwright ‘A’ - transf to No.6 Coy
Kennedy, James Patrick Pte K99033 dept foreman ‘C’
Kenny, David Pte K99166 road cutter
King, B. Pte H59015
King, Sidney Pte K99167 water duties
Kinnear, James Leitch Pte K99011 driver IC
Kisyel, Michael Pte K99168 rollers & chainman - transf to No.28 Coy
Kolson, Frederick Pte K99031 rollers & chainman - transf to No.6 Coy
Konoby, Michael Pte H56366 Transf from No.17 Coy
Kostyk, Jack Pte H53503 general duties - transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy
Kucher, Nikoly LCpl K99108 log maker
Lake, J.E. Pte G56618 Transf from No.7 Coy
La Marsh, Arthur Leslie Pte H129 Discharged
Lamontagne, Albert Pte B17248 Transf from No.14 Coy & No.16 Coy & No.1 Coy
Landry, A. Pte E62666
Landry, C.M. Pte F77866 Transf from No.22 Coy & No.23 Coy
Langlois, R. Pte C100028 Transf from No.1 Coy
Lapierre, A.L. Pte C34392 Transf from No.27 Coy
Laplante, A. Pte C75710 Transf from No.27 Coy
Lapointe, Delphis Pte C30589 Transf from No 3 DD & No.1 Coy
Laroche, E.T. Pte D113014 Transf from No.9 Coy transf to Reinf Sect
Larocque, Napoleon Cpl C63131 Transf from No.1 Coy
Lavigne, Alphee Alexander Lt Transf from No.8 Coy
LeBlanc, Paul Monty LCpl K99672 dept foreman "C" - transf from No.10 Coy & No.9 Coy
Leblanc, Xavier Pte C63164 Transf from No.1 Coy
Lecompte, M. Pte D113054 log maker - transf from No.9 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & No.7 Coy & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Lee, G.P. Pte H17365 road cutter
Legere, P. Pte G19172 Transf from No.7 Coy
Lehmann, William Ernest Pte K99170 Transf to No.6 Coy & No 1 CACRU
Lindsley, C.A. Pte K100235 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Linklater, T. Pte C2690 Transf to No.28 Coy
Livingston, Archie Oliver Joseph Pte K99151 general duties
Loftus, Alfred Gilbert Pte K99046 asst blacksmith
Loftus, L.D. Pte M54217
Logue, John Charles Sgt C63084 Transf from No.1 Coy
Lorson, P. Pte K72906
Ludwig, George Joseph Cpl K99068 dept foreman "B" - transf to No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Lund, John Frederick LCpl K99069 general duties - transf to CScotR
Lund, Stanley Edwin LCpl K99070 general duties - transf to No.10 Coy
Lyne, Louis Henry Pte C63095 Transf from No.1 Coy
Lyons, Wesley Pte K99152 motor mech ‘B’ - transf to No.10 Coy & No 1 CSFS & back to No.10 Coy
MacDonald, George Alexander Pte K99028 Discharged
MacDougall, L. LCpl L10746 Transf from No.28 Coy
MacDougall, Roy Keith Pte K99109 Discharged
MacHutchon, Jask ACpl K99195 driver IC - transf to No.6 Coy
MacKenzie, J.S. Pte K53127
Mackey, Emmett Lorraine Lt Transf from No.12 Coy & back to No.7 Coy
MacLaren, David Warren Pte K99075 Transf to No.16 Coy
MacQueen, H.W. Pte M49752 general duty
Mahoney, J.C. Pte G5302
Mahoney, Robert Webster Lt Transf from No.8 Coy transf to No.1 Coy & No.8 Coy
Maillot, E. Pte G52135 Transf from No.26 Coy
Major, L. Pte E36029 Transf from No.3 Coy transf to No.10 Coy
Malenfant, P. Pte G56737 Transf from No.27 Coy
Margetish, Augustus James Pte K99128 rollers & chainman
Marcenko, A. Pte C75545 Transf from No.1 Coy
Marcil, R. Pte C31377 Transf from Reinf Sect
Marshall, J.A. Pte E36088 Transf from No.3 Coy
Martin, Edward Hector Capt Transf from No 11 DD
Martin, J.R. Pte D57337 Transf from No.27 Coy
Mathers, J. Pte K42722
Mathias, H. Pte C34353 Transf from No.28 Coy & No.27 Coy
Mattey, George Stuart Sgt K99060 foreman of works bush ‘A’ - transf to No.1 Coy
Maude-Roxby, Osborne Victor Lt Col OC - transf from No.6 Coy transf to CFC Training Wing MGTC & No.19 Coy & No.9 Coy & HQ No.7 CFD & HQ No 1 CFG
Maxwell, James S. Pte K72913
Mayson, Harry George Sgt K99153 Transf to No.9 Coy & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Mazzerolle/Muzzerole, J. Pte G626 Transf from No.26 Coy
McCallum, Casey G.E. Pte F65564 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
McCallum, Earl Godfrey Leslie Pte C63038 Transf from No.1 Coy
McCallum, Malcolm Abel Sgt K99154 millwright ‘A’
McCarthy, John Victor Pte K99174 rollers & chainman - transf to No.28 Coy & RCE
McCawley, J. Pte M3820 Transf to Reinf Sect
McCormick, Harold William Pte K99194 general duties
McCormick, Thomas Pte K99041 log maker
McCulloch, Harry Pte F85550 Transf from No.13 Coy & No.1 Coy
McCullough, Henry James Pte K99134 Transf to No.9 Coy
McDonnell, M.J. Pte K41439 Transf from Reinf Sect
McFee, Edwin Donald Pte H56244 Transf from & back to No.17 Coy transf to Reinf Sect
McHaffie, John Pte K99175 Transf to No 11 VHG
McKinnon, Angus Pte K99029 Transf to No.9 Coy
McKinnon, Donald William Pte K99176 dept foreman ‘B’
McLaren, Michael George Pte H53504 Transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to No 2 Canadian Light Ack Ack Regt RCA & RRR - See CFC Casulaties
McNeill, Alex Edward Pte K99175 Transf to No.9 Coy
McRae, G. Pte E36119 log maker - transf from No.3 Coy transf to No.28 Coy & No.24 Coy & No 1 CSFS
McRae, J. Pte E36124 log maker - transf from No.3 Coy
McSween, John Wilfred Pte K99625 rollers & chainman - transf from No.10 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & back to No.7 Coy
Meunier, Joseph Arthur Pte C63049 Transf from No.1 Coy
Michaud, J.A. Pte G52780 Transf from No.27 Coy
Millership, Albert Pte K99050 general duties
Minnich, Max Robert Pte H56291 Transf from No.17 Coy
Mobley, Charles William Major Transf to No 1 NETD
Mobley, William Charles Sgt K92475 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Morelli, Arthur Pte K99132 dept foreman ‘C’
Morgison, William ASgt K99171 driver IC - transf to No.6 Coy & No.5 Coy & HQ CFC
Morris, Joseph Henry Pte C63157 Transf from No.1 Coy
Morrissey, William Edward LCpl K99186 sanitary duties
Mortensen, Valdemore Christopher Pte K99110
Mortimer-Lamb, Oliver Pte K99172 Discharged
Morton, Alfred Pte K99071 Transf to No 11 DD
Morton, David Edward Pte K98578 driver IC - transf from & back to No.6 Coy
Mounsey, J.A. Pte K93104 Transf to CA
Moyer, Sydney Gull Pte K99173 Transf to No 11 VHG
Mullen, Joseph Pte K99130 rigger ‘B’
Murray, George Henry Pte K99572 general duties - transf from No.10 Coy
Murray, Lawrence George Pte K99613 driver IC tractor forestry - transf from No.10 Coy
Nadelko, Mickael Pte K99037 general duties - transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Newell, Gordon Elwood Pte K99178 rollers & chainman - transf to No.27 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Nicol, John LCpl H94431 Transf from No.28 Coy
Nicoll, James George Stuart CSM K98658 Transf from No.6 Coy transf to HQ No 2 Dist & No.21 Coy
Niman, Alvin Alexander Sgt C70079 Transf from & back to HQ CFC
Nordquest, John Frederick Pte K99039 edgerman "B"
Northcott, Gerald Hamilton Pte K99032 log maker
O'Brien, Michael William Pte C63039 Transf from No.1 Coy
O'Connor, Thomas James Pte C63068 Transf from No.1 Coy
Orr, David Telfer Irvine LCpl K99185 rollers & chainman - transf to No.10 Coy
Orr, J.B. Pte K53310
Osborne, Arthur Pte K99072 general duties
Pallot, W. Pte E39557 Transf from No.27 Coy
Parkes, Raymond Samuel ASgt H45511 Transf from LSR & No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & HQ CFC
Patterson, Henry Orville CQMS K99133 general duties
Patterson, John Leslie Pte K99111 carp - transf to HQ CFC
Peake, Allatt Gladstone Sgt K99038 orderly room Sgt - transf to OCTU & HQ No 5 Dist
Pellerin, Roland Pte E38146 Transf from No.16 Coy & No.1 Coy
Pelletier, Arthur Joseph Pte C63010 Transf from No.1 Coy
Pelletier, R. ACpl E62623 Transf from No.27 Coy
Perkins, R.J. Pte K53514
Perrault, Walter Pte K99112 log canter "C"
Perront, J.L. Pte G50801 Transf from No.27 Coy
Peterson, Herbert Pte K99010 electr ‘A’
Pfau, E.J. Pte M50423 Transf from No.21 Coy
Pickering, Thomas Patrick Capt C63496 Transf from No.8 Coy & OCTU & No.24 Coy & No.6 Coy transf to No.5 Coy & No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD transf to Miltary Gov.
Pinchbeck, Raymond Martin ALCpl K99113 driver IC tractor forestry ‘B’ - transf to No.28 Coy & No.10 Coy
Pleasants, Herbert Earle Pte K99114 Transf to No.18 Coy & HQ No 5 Dist Coy
Porter, Harold George Capt M.C. Transf from No 5 VGC & No.3 Coy & HQ CFC transf to Gen Workshop
Post, C.M. Pte C65356
Poulin, J.E.R. Pte D125445 Transf from No.27 Coy
Proulx, W.G. Pte B38321 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.27 Coy transf to No 1 Det
Prudat, J.J. Pte H62908 Transf from No.23 Coy & No.24 Coy
Pruner, J.G. Pte K14067 officer’s mess - transf from 2nd AA Batt RCA
Purdaby, A. Pte K72987
Quesnel, Telisphore Joseph LCpl C63082 Transf from No.1 Coy transf to No 3 Det & No 1 Det
Raboch, Jerry LCpl K99018 dept foreman ‘B’
Rae, William Hastie Capt C63208 Transf from No.1 Coy transf to No.6 Coy & HQ No 2 Dist & No.1 Coy- See No 7 CFD
Rail, J.S. Pte E9418 Transf from No.27 Coy
Ralston, James Shields Pte K99179 Discharged
Rankine, A. CQMS D73317 Transf from No.28 Coy
Raymond, Truman Neil John Sgt C63183 Transf from No.1 Coy
Reamsbottom, Thomas Pte K99155 rollers & chainman - transf to No.27 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Richardson, Brock Archibald Lt D113125 Transf from No.9 Coy & OCTU & No.1 Coy
Richardson, F.L. Pte K15060 Transf from 15th Vancouver Coast Brigade RCA transf to No 11 DD
Rickson, Frank Pte K99115 Discharged
Rigby, Robert Cpl K99116 tech storesman ‘C’
Riley, Donald Jackson Cpl G56627 Transf from No.25 Coy
Ritchie, Arthur Bullard Capt DCMMM bush officer - transf to No.23 Coy & No.17 Coy
Robinson, John Gordon Sgt K99034 general duties
Rodgers, Thomas Niblo LCpl K99027 driver IC - transf to No.6 Coy
Roper, John Henry Sgt K99190 rollers & chainman - transf to No.6 Coy
Ross, Lawrence Maitland LCpl K99030 rollers & chainman - transf to No.6 Coy
Ross, R.O. Pte G18379 Transf from No.24 Coy
Rotar, F.A. Pte M56431
Rothery, John Stewart Pte K99074 Transf to No.6 Coy
Rowan, Thomas LCpl K92152 ccok "C" - transf from No 11 DD transf to No.2 Coy
Rowles, Ausmond R. Pte K99180 driver IC - transf to No.6 Coy
Ruddy, Michael J. Pte H62921 Transf from No.23 Coy transf to No.10 Coy
Rutledge, C.R. Pte C110020
Rutledge, F.C. Pte C33820 Transf from No.28 Coy
Sampolio, N.F. Pte K41377
Sanderson, Thomas Dickson Pte K99013 general duties
Sanscartier, L.P. Pte C100270
Sansoucy, Adrean Pte K99117 rollers & chainman
Sappier, E.T. Pte G56606 Transf from No.25 Coy
Sauer, H. Pte H59445
Savage, Jack Pte K99120 Discharged
Savoy, John William LCpl G48185 Transf from No.15 Coy
Sawyer, I. Pte K52577
Scherveggen, H.A. Pte M103188
Schindler, Emil Michel LCpl K99024 dept foreman ‘B’ - transf to No.9 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Schindler, Karl Franz LCpl K99025 driver IC tractor forestry - transf to No.9 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Schneider, Henry George Pte K99119 cook ‘C’ - transf to WestmrR
Schwartz, M. Pte D113019 general duties - transf from No.9 Coy
Sharman, D.H. Pte D113082 Transf from & back to No.9 Coy
Sharp, James Irwin Pte H56230 Transf from No.17 Coy transf to RCAMC
Shaw, Brion Charles Pte K99196 Transf to Reinf Sect & back to No.7 Coy
Sheppard, Thomas Guy Major MC Adj - transf from No 11 Coy VHG transf to No.29 Coy
Sheppard, William Howard Pte K99181
Sherban, Alex Harold Sgt K99075 foreman of works - bush ‘A’- transf to No.27 Coy & No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Shires, R.J. Pte F35603
Simard, Joseph Amede Pte K99138 log maker
Simard, W. Pte E5654 Transf from No 2 CIHU
Simard, Wilfred T. Pte K71959
Simenson, Willie Martin LCpl H56398 general duties - transf from No.17 Coy
Simpson, A.J. Pte A102085
Skimming, Thomas Pte K99012
Slater, John Cpl K99120 driver IC
Slojkowski, Walter Leon Cpl K99182 road cutter - transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Smiley, G.D. Pte K57878 Transf to No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Smiley, Geoffrey Hooper Cpl K99076 engine artificer ‘B’
Smith, Fredrick Lambert Pte K99156 rollers & chainman
Smith, D.A. Pte G56665 Transf from No.27 Coy
Smith, N.L. Pte E14345
Smith, Thomas Herbert Pte K99131 driver IC ‘C’ - transf to No.2 Coy
Sobey, Norman William Pte Transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy & transf back to No.4 Coy
Somer, D. Pte H94574 Transf from No.28 Coy
Sorotiuk, D. Pte M56993 Transf from No.24 Coy
Spooner, Edwin Joseph Pte K99535 dept foreman ‘B’ - transf from No.10 Coy transf to HQ CFC
Springle, W. Pte E36009 log maker - transf from No.3 Coy
Stack, J.F. Pte G53424 Transf from No.25 Coy
Steinberg, A.L. ALCpl A20458 general duties - transf from No 1 Battn RCE transf to No.6 Coy
Stephenson, Frank Neil Pte K99121 cook 'C' - transf to Reinf Sect
Stevenson, William Thomas Pte H53403 Transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy
Stewart, L. Pte C33145 Transf from No.26 Coy & No.1 Coy
Stocking, Frederick Raymond Pte K99122 blacksmith ‘B’
Stranaghan, R. Pte K41487
Stratford-Handcock, Alan Gerald William Sgt K99077 electr ‘A’ - transf to Gen Work Shop
Sutherland, Leon Nories Burton Pte K99043 general duties - transf to HQ CFC
Swanberg, G. Sgt K41208
Sweeten, George Roy LCpl K99036 rollers & chainman
Swischook, John Sgt H5366 Transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & HQ CFC
Swordy, George Edward Pte K99016 dept foreman ‘C’
Sylvester, J.H. Pte M101232 Transf from Reinf Sect
Synett, P.A. Pte G17541
Syvret, C. Pte E36132 Transf from No.3 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & back to No.7 Coy
Tardif, E.J. Pte D115551 Transf from No.27 Coy
Taylor, E.J. Pte B5948
Taylor, George Pte K99135 Transf to No 11 DD
Tedder, Herbert John Pte K99123 Discharged
Thayer, J.W. Pte B25999 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.1 Coy transf to No 1 Det
Thibeault, J. Pte E228 Transf from No.1 Coy
Thibodeau, A. Pte G56674 Transf from No.27 Coy
Thibodeau, B. Pte D56720 Transf from No.27 Coy
Thielman, John Peter Pte K99026 Cook 'C'
Thivierge, J.E. Pte B42747 Transf from No.1 Coy
Thompson, A.H. CSM K93084 genral duties - transf from No 11 Coy VHG
Thompson, G. Pte G56612 Transf from No.25 Coy
Thomson, Thomas Pte K98663 general duties - transf from No.6 Coy
Tighe, Turnes Earle George Pte H53506 Transf from No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to No.4 Coy & No.2 Coy
Tinker, B.A. LCpl F95550 Transf from No.25 Coy
Toneff, Jack Raymond Pte K99183 rollers & chainman - transf to No.28 Coy & No.9 Coy
Touchette, E.P. Pte C20759 Transf from No.1 Coy
Tourand, E.E. Pte H15092
Towns, Wilfred Arthur Pte K99162 Discharged
Traill, John Caldwell Pte C63129 Transf from No.1 Coy
Traylor, Walter Llewellyn ACpl K99197 Transf to No.6 Coy
Trehearne, Harry Lawrence Cpl K99198 general duties
Trimble, George Edgar Sgt K99124 Transf to No.6 Coy & HQ CFC & HQ No 2 Dist
Trimble, L.S. Pte C33897
Turnbull, Charles Robert Pte K99670 general duty - barber - transf from No.10 Coy
Unternaher, Jack Blake LCpl K99129 rollers & chainman - transf to No.19 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Vaillancourt, A. Pte E4867 Transf from No.27 Coy
Valcourt, C. Sgt H94376 Transf from No.25 Coy & No.28 Coy & No.27 Coy
Veach, S. Pte K42296 Transf from RMP transf to No.9 Coy
Veen, Piet Pte K99184 general duties
Veilleux, George Pte C70068 Transf from HQ CFC & No.1 Coy
Villeneuve, Emile Rene Joseph Pte E36173 rollers & chainman - transf from No.3 Coy transf to No.1 Coy
Villon, Joseph William Pte C63096 Transf from No.1 Coy
Vitovitch, J. Pte D113073 general duties - transf from No.9 Coy transf to HQ CFC
Wagget, A. Pte K62455
Walker, William Adam Pte K99048 driver IC tractor forestry ‘B’
Webster, G.E. Pte F95600 Transf from No.25 Coy
Weisbrod, C.K. Pte K53199 Transf from SHofC transf to Reinf Sect & No.13 Coy
Wesley, Charles Clayton Sgt C93001 Transf from 9th Detach RCAMC & No.1 Coy
Westerberg, Bror Alfred Pte K99042 general duties - transf to No.9 Coy & No.16 Coy & back to No.7 Coy
White, D.B. Lt Transf from No.17 Coy transf to No.8 Coy
White, Walter Richard Sgt K99052 general duties
Wilks, Everitt John Cpl K99538 rollers & chainman -transf from No.10 Coy
Williams, Herbert Daniel LCpl C63195 Transf from No.1 Coy
Williams, R.H. Pte M65142
Willie, George Paul Pte K99136 shoemaker ‘B’ - transf to No.28 Coy & No.6 Coy & No.7 Coy
Willie, John Ray Cpl K99125 rollers & chainman
Willis, K.N. LCpl K14045 Transf to No.6 Coy & No 1 CARU
Wilson, James Thomas Pte K99126 log canter ‘C’
Wilson, Melvin Hugh Pte C70043 driver I/C - transf from HQ CFC
Wilson, N. Pte M36968
Wilson, Percy Edmund Pte K99137 general duties
Windjack, Otto Pte K99047 Discharged
Wood, Hector Vance Cpl K98621 clerk 'C' - transf from No.6 Coy transf to No.6 Coy & Reinf Sect
Woods, Alvin Ernest Sgt K99053 tractor operator - transf to OCTU & No.19 Coy
Woolford, John William Pte K99057 Discharged
Wright, James Clifford Cpl K99144 road cutter
Wright, John Andrew Sgt K99078 Transf to OCTU & No.17 Coy
Yates, George Arthur Sgt K99079 general duties - transf to No.6 Coy

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