The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Lieut. Christopher Salmon MacPherson

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - C.S. MacPherson

GvR Memorial Cross Lieut. Christopher Salmon MacPherson

Lieut. Christopher Salmon MacPherson


Lieut. MacPherson is buried in the Cambridge City Cemetery; Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial:  C.S. MacPherson

Date of Birth - 3 Oct 1896

Biographical Note - Saint Andrew's College (Source)

Lieutenant Christopher Salmon MacPherson was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, son of the Rev. H.H. and Eleanor MacPherson, of Glen Allen, Ontario. He attended St. Andrew's College from 1911 to 1915.

He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Regiment (sic), but was attached to the Royal Flying Corps when he was killed in action (sic) on September 18th, 1918 at the age of 21 years. He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom (Grave Reference: C. 3630.)

Toronto Star obituary notice for Lieut. Christopher Salmon Macpherson; 4 Oct 1918.

Lieut. C.S. Macpherson Killed.

Lieut. Christie S. Macpherson, R.A.F., formerly of the Princes Patricias and the Royal Canadian Regiment, is reported to have been killed in an aeroplane accident in England on Sept. 18. He was in his 22nd year, and was the only son of Rev. and Mrs. H.H. Macpherson, of Guelph, and a grandson of the late Mr. Justice Patterson, of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Lieut. Christie S. Macpherson, gravestone.

Lieut. Christie S. Macpherson; gravestone in the Cambridge City Cemetery, United Kingdon.

With appreciation to David Black, a member of the CEF Study Group, who provided the gravestone photo and corrections to the St. Andrew's College biographical information.