CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel John Weightman Warden

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
102nd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Bayswater, Kings County, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Jessie Evelyn Warden, Wife, Suite 104 Bonaventure Apts., 1041 Comax St., Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Suite 104 Bonaventure Apts., 1041 Comax St., Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
November 8, 1871
Trade or Calling:
Broker
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
43
Height:
6 Feet 2 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
2nd Ypres
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10091 - 1
Research Notes
7th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 102nd Battalion
Captain Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion
Images
102nd Battalion C.O

Served in South Africa Boer War (5 years), 8 years Canadian Militia

Claimed to be the first man in British Columbia to volunteer for the war. Seriously wounded 24 April 1915 at 2nd Ypres. Invalided back to Canada. Later commanded the 102nd Battalion (Warden's Warriors) 

Letter to Prince George Citizen, December 15, 1916, praising the region for sending such fine soldiers. 

 

 

TypeDateDescription
Newspaper Extract 12/25/1918 The Second Battle of Ypres