They were soldiers

conaboyThis page is devoted to soldier information we have collected on those who served in WW1, often with the 54th Battalion.

2304237 Pte. J F Conaboy, 54th Batt. Back of photo reads “This is Joe(‘)s photo when at “Landin”?”.

Enlistment documents

con_heislerJohn Arthur Heisler, from Nova Scotia. He served with the 54th, 67th, 74th and 80th battalions. He was shell-shocked on August 1st or 5th (records conflict), 1917. After treatment in 8 different hospitals, he was sent back to Canada in early 1918

Enlistment documents

Thanks to Peter Wytka for his pictures. John Arthur Heisler was his great, great, great uncle.