This essay is about the single First World War casualty commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Utah.
Lawrence Manning served in France with 72nd Canadian Infantry Battalion (Seaforth Highlanders of Canada), taking part in its final actions in late 1918. Greatly affected by his experiences, he took his own life after he returned to Utah after the war. Continue reading →
This is part of a series of essays about the First World War casualties commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Indiana.
Chester Buck provides another example of a man enlisted for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force who probably should have been turned away. Diagnosed as insane after arriving in England, he returned to Canada but died in Alberta soon after his arrival. Continue reading →