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Monday Monuments and Memorials – Memorial Plaque, Mount Royal Club, Montreal

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The Mount Royal Club is a private club at 1175 Sherbrooke St W in Montreal. In the staircase, a bronze plaque memorializes 15 men who died in WW1 – one assumes Club members or their sons.

In Memoriam MCMXIV – MCMXIX

Lt Col Bartlett McLennan DSO
Lt Col Henry Brydges Yates MD
Major Edward C Norsworthy
Capt Percival Molson MC
Capt Denzil OC Newton
Capt The Hon AT Shaughnessy
Lieut Guy Melfort Drummond
Lieut Lawrence deK Stephens
Lieut George Williamson
Lieut Raymond Willis
Sergt Christopher J Dunne
Sergt John E Scanlan
Pte Richard Ernest Forster
Pte William John Hazell
Pte Harry Alexander Riach

According to the Club’s history, on 28 August 1914, the Princess Patricia Light Canadian Infantry Regiment Officers dinner (PPCLI) was held at the Club, on the evening before they set sail for Europe in WW1.

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