Carroll, John Mallory
Lieutenant, Brockville Rifles, R.C.I.C.
Born in 1918
Died October 13, 1943
Son of Dr. John Lionel Carroll and Mrs. Carroll, of Brockville, Ontario, husband of Patricia Joyce Carroll, of Montreal, Quebec.
“Big John” came to Bishop’s in the fall of 1937 after attending Brockville Collegiate (The Quad, 1940, p.19).
Received his B.A. (History option) in 1940 (The Quad, 1940, p.19).
John was a member of the C.O.T.C. for the three years he was at Bishop’s, becoming a N.C.O. in 1940 and passing his first paper for qualification as lieutenant (The Quad, 1940, p.19).
Played Rugby in his first year, and played Inter-Year Hockey throughout his three years.
John was cast as Sergeant Mallet in the Dramatic Society’s annual spring production, “The Perfect Alibi,” in 1940. The play was a murder mystery directed by A. A. Milne. (The Quad, 1940, p.47) John also won a part in the one-act play “Bargains in Cathay” in 1939 (The Quad, 1940, p.19).
John was a member of the Glee Club, as well as part of the ski and golf teams (The Quad, 1940, p.19, 48).
Married Mrs. Patricia Carroll (born Hall) shortly after her graduation in 1941. Mrs. Carroll returned to Bishop’s in 1953 to work in the university library, and their son attended B.C.S. (The Quad, 1953, p.9).