Fanning, Charles Robert:
Born January 9, 1886 at Canso, son of Thomas & Elizabeth (Kavanaugh) Fanning.
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Canso, NS. Transferred to 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on July 4, 1917. Served with 4th Entrenching Battalion from July 22 to September 15, 1917. Joined 85th Battalion in the field on November 6, 1917. Wounded (right forearm, back, right ear) at Scarpe, near Arras, France on September 2, 1918 and invalided to England. Departed for Canada on November 22, 1918. Discharged as “medically unfit” at Halifax on January 27, 1919.
Post-war: Returned to Canso immediately after discharge, but was living at 40 Cleveland St., Gloucester, MA when he submitted a request for his service medals in April 1922. No additional information available.
Pembroke, Peter Thomas:
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Canso, NS. No further details available on military service.
Post-war: Never married. Lived and worked in Halifax, NS. Died at Camp Hill Hospital Halifax, NS on March 3, 1949. Cause of death: severe burns from accidental house fire. Laid to rest in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Canso, NS.
Sullivan, Thomas William:
Enlistment: 193rd Battalion at Canso, NS. Transferred to 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on July 10, 1917. Wounded on October 30, 1917 at Passchendaele, Belgium. Died of wounds at No. 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, Poperinghe, Belgium on November 5, 1917. Laid to rest in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Thomas's story is among the 72 profiles published in "First World War Honour Roll of Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Volume I: 1915 - 1917," available at Bantry Publishing.