CEF Soldier Detail

Private Charles Ewart Allen

Regimental Number:
928822
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
153rd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Mount Forest, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
John T. Allen, Father, Mount Forest, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Mount Forest, Ontario
Date of Birth:
September 25, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Guelph, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
April 5, 1915
Age at enlistment:
17
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 1/4 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/4 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Orangeville Banner reports wounded 31 Oct. 1918
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 90 - 44
Research Notes

153rd Battalion Nominal Roll

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 153rd Battalion
TypeDateDescription
Letter 7/6/1916 Near the start of training
Letter 12/21/1916 New Year's in training camp
Letter 1/6/1917 Details from camp ... others on leave
Letter 3/17/1917 Men transferred to border guard duty in Sarnia
Letter 4/19/1917 After a route march during training
Letter 4/22/1917 Departure date fixed
Letter 4/26/1917 On the train to Halifax
Letter 5/11/1917 First impressions of England and a description of the trip over
Letter 5/13/1917 Meeting friends from home in Bramshott
Letter 5/30/1917 Pay Day
Letter 7/8/1917 News from old friends
Letter 8/5/1917 Musketry course at Longmoor range
Letter 9/30/1917 What to send to a soldier
Letter 1/7/1918 Displeasure at conscription exemptions
Letter 2/10/1918 Suffragette's and food
Letter 2/17/1918 Realignment of the CEF in England
Letter 2/23/1918 Life in camp, February, 1918
Letter 3/9/1918 Going to France
Letter 4/28/1918 Feeling good after a bath
Letter 5/12/1918 Mother's Day in France
Letter 7/5/1918 Letter to an old friend
Letter 8/21/1918 We're OK
Letter 9/4/1918 Update on John Cushnie's wound
Letter 9/7/1918 The comforts of the Hospital
Letter 10/17/1918 Description of the Arras front
Letter 11/7/1918 Letter to Mrs. Cushnie. Predicting the end of the war