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went overseas with contingent from Batt., South African Expedition, 1900; served in ranks, 2nd Special Service Battalion, R.C.R. Action in Zand River, receiving Queen's Medal, two bars. On return from S.A. received commission in 8th Royal Rifles; retired from Battalion with rank of captain. Joined C.E.F., Feb., 1916, 128th Can. Inf. Batt., rank of captain. Overseas, August, 1916, as second in command, with rank of major. On Battalion being broken up, May, 1917, transferred to 161st, Whitley and Bramshott. Returned to Canada Sept., 1917; resumed duty; ordered to France, Nov., 1917, in connection with Soldiers' Election. Returned to Canada April 1st, 1918; resumed position with postal service. In early life in Quebec Major MacNaughton was prominent in sports and for many years held the office of secretary; captain of the Quebec Bicycle Club. Holds various records on the Quebec track. He is a member and on the executive of the Moose Jaw Kiwanis Club; member of the Prairie Club (Moose Jaw). Presbyterian. Address, 1167 Henleize Ave., Moose Jaw, Sask.

 

 

 

 

McMURCHY: Robert David, barrister, Regina. Pedagogy has often been used as the stepping-stone to other professions, but in such cases those using it thus have not always achieved conspicuous success. It is unusual to find teachers who have qualified themselves for the higher branches of their profession, after applying themselves seriously to it as their chosen work, leave it after a number of years, and then become eminently successful in another learned calling. Yet that is the record of R. D. McMurchy, who won honour and standing as a teacher, and then, turning to law, developed a successful and extensive practice. Wellington county in Ontario was Mr. McMurchy's birthplace, as it has been that of many another fine citizen of the Province of Saskatchewan. He was born on a farm near Harriston in 1872, the youngest of a family of nine. His parents were of the pure Celtic stock, and

 

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