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THE ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS
AND
THE CANADIAN MILITARY ENGINEERS

From the Collection of Lieutenant Colonel Edward De Santis
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

* * * Canadian Military Engineer Centennial 2003 Committee * * *

Click on the flag to see the locations and major actions of Canadian Engineer units
in the Great War of 1914-18
(These pages are presently under construction)

Click on the flag to see the locations and major actions of Royal Canadian Engineer units
in the Second World War and Korea
(These pages are presently under construction)

Officers

Caldwell, Alexander Clyde
(RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)

Major, Royal Canadian Engineers

Bishop, Alonzo Wentworth (C.D.)

Major, Royal Canadian Engineers
Headquarters, 1st Canadian Army Troops, R.C.E.
[Entitled to the 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volumter Service Medal and Canadian Forces Decoration].

Neelands, Abram Rupert (M.C.)

Captain, Canadian Engineers
1st Battalion, Canadian Engineers. [Entitled to the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal with m.i.d.]. Service papers in
NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7251-26

Non-Commissioned Officers and Men

NAME

RANK

REGIMENTAL NUMBER

CORPS/MEDALS

  Baillie, William G.

2nd Corporal

45020

4th Field Troop and 3rd Field Company, Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 352-2.

Dicker, Frank

Sapper

2005743

Served with the Canadian Engineers in the Great War. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2506-60.

Foren, Alfred Eugene

Sapper

2246144

Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals for service in the Great War.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3199-14.

Freeman, Cecil Frederick

Lance Sergeant

B.5883
(B.430031)

Served in the Royal Canadian Engineers, Royal Canadian Artillery, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechnical Engineers and Queen's York Rangers. Entitled to the 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal. Son of 451413 Sapper K.G. Freeman, Canadian Engineers.

Freeman, Kenneth Gerald

Sapper

451413

Served in the 58th Battalion, C.E.F. and Railway Construction Troops, Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals. Father of B.5883 (B.430031) Lance Sergeant C.F. Freeman.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3303-37.

Laccohee, Thomas

Sergeant

1081224

Canadian Engineers and Canadian Railway Troops.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5282-21.

Mc Callum, Charles Emerson (died of disease, 22/10/1918)

Sapper

3136830

3rd Canadian Engineer Reserve Battalion.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6606-58.

Mc Minn, William (M.M.)

Company QM Sergeant

5776

Formerly, 4286 Corporal, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Later, Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the Military Medal (GVR), India General Service Medal 1895, Queen's South Africa Medal, King's South Africa Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Service paperes in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7123-26.

Marsh, Albert

Sapper

502965

Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals. Enlisted in Military District 3, Canadian Engineers Training Depot, Ottawa, in Number 9 draft. Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5942-5.
Myke, Alexander (died 19/12/1972) Sapper 757374

Served in the Canadian Engineers during the Great War of 1914-1918. Later served as a 7126 (C-9367) Corporal, Royal Canadian Artillery, as a Private in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps and as a Sapper in the Royal Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with bar, and the 1939-45 War Medal.
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6161-48.

Rogers, Edwin (died in France, 20/9/1916) Sapper 3647

3rd Division Signal Company, Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8428-13.

Sands, Clark Edwin 2nd Corporal 675646

168th Battalion, C.E.F., later Canadian Engineers. Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8640-15.

Sykes, Arnold Sapper 500830

Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9472-19.

Taylor, George (died 20/11/1918) Sapper 775926

Canadian Engineers. Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9527-33.

Wills, Edwin Ewart Sapper 2014097

Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10426-38.

       

Mc Isaac, Wilfred (died of wounds near Villanova, Italy,
12/12/ 1944

Sapper

F/54782

Royal Canadian Engineers. Served in the 1st Tunnelling Company, 1st Field Squadron and 10th Field Squadron. Entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Memorial Cross.

Nicholson, W.A.

Sapper

 

Royal Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the Territorial Efficiency Medal (GVIR) with bar [CANADA].

Noakes, James Bertram

Corporal

B-411117

Royal Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal with m.i.d., Canadian Forces Decoration, Canadian Corps of Commissionaires Medal (EIIR). (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Thompson, F, Corporal   Royal Canadian Engineers. Entitled to the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GVIR) with bar [CANADA].
       

Davidson, W.H.

Sapper

None

Canadian Engineers Colonial Auxiliary Forces. Served in the 4th Field Company. Awarded the Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (GVR).
       

Brett, James

Private

874195

Canadian Infantry Works Company. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals. Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93, Box 1047-14.
       

Brooker, Albert Sydney

Sapper

270105

215th Battalion, C.E.F. and Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1098-30.

Brownlee, George

2nd Corporal

1078093

5th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1194-25.

Daniels, William Charles McClelland

Sapper

2497750

Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2288-49.
(RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)

Mc Cormick, Charles

Sapper

1081736

No. 1 Construction Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops. Enlisted at Montreal on 15 July 1916. Born in England. Next of kin: Mrs. Jane Mc Cormick, 68 Chestnut Street, Montreal. Embarkation: from Halifax, Nova Scotia on board SS Northland on 12 September 1916.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6655-7.

Meehan, William Edward

Sapper

3031098

Canadian Railway Troops
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6094-48.

Roberts, John

Private

1042893

Formerly, 779 Private, 90th Light Infantry. Later, Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the South Africa Medal 1879 with clasp [1877-8-9], British War Medal and Victory Medal. (RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)
Service papers in NAC: RG150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8338-15.
Scott, William John Sapper 2627118

Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8741-8.

Stephen, William

Sapper

648853

159th Battalion, C.E.F., and Canadian Railway Troops. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9271-10.
(RESEARCH IN PROGRESS)

       

Grant, James Harvey

Private

763430

122nd Battalion, C.E.F. andCanadian Forestry Corps. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166 Box 3732-16.

Riggs, James George

Company Sergeant Major

845155

149th Battalion, C.E.F. and Canadian Forestry Corps. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8278-33.

Ritchie, Charles Albert

Private

2304000

New Brunswick Forestry Draft, Canadian Forestry Corps. Entitled to the British War and Victory Medals.
Service papers in NAC:RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8299-12.

Visit these sites of interest for more information on the
Royal Canadian Engineers and Canadian Military Engineers

LEST WE FORGET
A partial list of Canadian military engineers who died in the service of Canada in WW2, Korea and on peacekeeping roles.


The Military Engineers' Association
of Canada


National Archives of Canada.
Soldiers of the First World War Canadian Expeditionary Force

 

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