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LETTERS FROM THE FRONT
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Promoted Lance-Corporal, January, 1916; Corporal, July,
1916; Lieutenant, 1st July, 1917. Service and principal actions:
With Lord Strathcona's Horse, at La Bassee, Summer of 1915;
Infantry work in the trenches, at Ploegsteert, Winter of 1915;
Dickebusch, Winter of 1915-16; With Lord Strathcona's Horse
as Cavalry, Somme, 1916. ""ith Home Defence, Royal Air
Force, 11th September, 1917, to August, 1918; Bombing Squadron,
Royal Air Force, in France, from 9th August, 1918, until 24th
September, 1918, when he was brought down by enemy anti–
aircraft fire and made prisoner of war.
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Lieutenant Kewley was interned at the following
prison camps: Rastatt, Baden, Cologne. He was released on
the signing of the Armistice and reached England, via Holland, on
29th November, 1918.
KEY, GEORGE BROWN, Jr.-Private. Born 19th July, 1892, at
Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Father, George Brown Key, Pharmacist.
Educated at Kirkcaldy High School, and Edinburgh University.
Entered the service of the Bank, 12th November, 1913. Enlisted
5th April, 1917, from Peace River branch, in Canadian Army
l\Iedical Corps, with the rank of Private. Transferred to 49th
Canadian Battalion (Edmonton Regiment), 18th September, 1917.
Principal actions: Amiens, Arras, Bourlon \Yood, Cambrai, Mons,
1918. Demobilized, 22nd March, 1919. Returned to duty with
the Hank, 1st May, 1919. 312.
KIDD, HARoLD \VEARDALE-Private. Born 3rd November,
1897, at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. Father, Joseph
Kidd, Miller (deceased). Educated at Prince Albert Collegiate
Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 23rd August, 1915.
Enlisted, 1st June, 1916, from Radisson branch, in 188th Canadian
Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Lord Strath–
cona's Horse, (R.C.) 1st June, 1918. Service: Employed on Pay
Office staff in England. Demobilized, 27th November, 1918.
Returned to duty with the Bank, 16th December, 1918.
KIDD, Roy WILFRID-First Air Mechanic. Born 28th
November, 1893, at Tilbury, Ontario, Canada. Father, Joseph
Kidd, Miller (deceased). Educated at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan,
School. Entered the service of the Bank, 21st August, 1915.
Enlisted, 19th May, 1917, from Fort William branch, in Royal
Flying Corps, with the rank of Third Air Mechanic. Promoted
First Air Mechanic. Employed at aerodrome camps at Mohawk,
Borden, and in Texas. Demobilized, 1918. Returned to duty