We remember Walter George Birkett

We remember Walter George Birkett

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Kingston Jamaica Source:5627315 19th December 1890
1915
dates Age 24 Source:5627315 22nd February 1915
1915
employment Teamster Source:5627315 22nd February 1915
1915
enlistment Toronto, Ontario Canada Source:5627315 22nd February 1915
1915
location 1162.5 College St, Canada Source:5627315 22nd February 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8902346 16th September 1915
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Gunner 294 Canadian Field Artillery 4th Battalion Source:8902346 31st March 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Driver 294 Canadian Field Artillery 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column Source:8902346 16th June 1916 - 25th August 1916
1916
dates Age 25 Source:7052704 25th August 1916
marriage Gussie May Source:8902346
1916
death Died of wounds Belgium Source:7052704 Source:8902346 25th August 1916
burial Reninghelst New Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium II. B. 2. Source:7052704

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter George
Initials WG
Last Name Birkett
Source 5627315
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1162.5 College St, Canada known 22nd February 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 294 Canadian Field Artillery 4th Battalion Gunner
Canadian Expeditionary Force 294 Canadian Field Artillery 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column Driver
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie mother
Thomas William Birkett father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gussie May wife
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Medium Brown Black
DateHeightSource
1915-02-22 5'10"

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Canadian service record Deborah102878

Multimedia

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Out of many, one people Deborah102878

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We remember Walter George Birkett