Joseph Henry Down was a Sapper in the Army. He was assigned to the Canadian Engineers, 2nd Field Coy and died on April 24, 1915, killed in action by a bullet to the head. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium. The following information is from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
RICHARD EDWARD DOWN 1883 – 1957
Richard Edward Down, service # 34554, enlisted on Sept 23, 1914. He was assigned to the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, 2nd Field Ambulance. At the time of his brother Wlliam's death, in 1916, he was stationed at Moore Barracks Hospital, Shorncliffe, Kent, England. He was the only one of the three brothers to return from the war.
GEORGE EDWARD NEWTON 1897 - 1917
George Edward Newton was a Private in the Canadian Infantry, Manitoba Regiment, 52nd Battalion, service # 234581. He was killed in action October 28, 1917. He is buried at the Menin Gate, Ypres Belgium.
(See the entry for Joseph Henry Down, regarding the monument at Ypres)
ELMER AUSTIN ROWE 1894 - 1918
Elmer Austin Rowe was a Lance Corporal in The Fort Garry Horse, Manitoba, serial # 117519. He was killed in action on March 23, 1918, in the vicinity of Faillouel France. He is buried in the Chauny Communal British Extension Cemetery, north of Chauny, France
GEORGE ARTHUR KENNARD 1885 - ????
At the time of his marriage, in 1911 George Arthur Kennard was stationed in Simonstown South Africa. He is listed as a Gunner in Company 17 and served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, Service No. 25551. The marriage was recorded at Alderney, Channel Islands, while the marriage took place in Capetown, South Africa.