Many people buried in St. Luke's Churchyard have interesting stories. Here are links to some of their stories.
Allan David Ballantyne (Row B Plot 45) is remembered at the Saanich Remembers, Residents who Served in World War I website.
Rev. William Barton (Row A Plot 46) was a Royal Victoria Yacht Club member. His biography is included at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Great War Commemoration Project website page 106.
G. Perry (Johnnie) Bauchman (Row R Plot D09) is featured in an article in the Globe and Mail by his daughter, Laurel Bauchman.
Alfred Calder Bell (Row F Plot 55)is remembered at the Saanich Remembers, Residents who Served in World War I website.
Ainger Roger Berry (Row M East Plot 05) is remembered at the Saanich Remembers, Residents who Served in World War I website.
Beatrice Eugene Bradshaw (Nursing Sister) (Row H West Plot 18) is remembered at the Saanich Remembers, Residents who Served in World War I website.
Edmund Godfrey Burr (Row N West Plot 03B) discovered the principle of diffused lighting camouflage, which was used during WWII. See Wikipedia link and article in Fontanus, a scholarly journal edited and produced by McGill Librarians.
The son of William and Dorothy Cook (Row G Plot 52), Roy James Cook, was killed in action during WWII. Read his story here.
Clara Isabelle Windsor McCoubrey Morry (Row A Plot 42A) and her niece, Ethel May Bradshaw Lytton (Row H West 19) - Read the stories about the Mystery Writing Box, and how family members, interested individuals, and Saanich Archives staff determined that the box belonged to Clara. Ethel's photograph was one of the pictures in the Mystery Writing Box.
William Sweetland Morry (Row F Plot 60) - Read the story in the Peninsula News Review and view the CTV News story of how William's identity tag from World War I was found in a farmer's field in France.
Canon William Newton (Row F Plot 01) is featured in a blog entry at the Alberta Historic Places website.
Mehetabel Maud Roe Sankey (Row E Plot 05) along with seven of her nine children came to Canada after her husband was shot in Ireland. See A Story of the Sankeys in Ireland.
James Stewart Simpson (Row A East Plot 36) finally received a marker on his grave through the Last Post Fund. Read how this came about.
Harriet Stewart (Row A East Plot 34) - Read about the family legend regarding the tree on Mrs. Stewart's plot.
Dudley and Jean Thompson (Row R Plot C01) - Read in the Saanich News about how they met during the Second World War and how their wartime experiences shaped their lives.