CEF Soldier Detail

Private Thomas Archibald Roberts

Regimental Number:
929022
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
153rd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Arthur, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
John Roberts, Father, Mount Forest, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Mount Forest, Ontario
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Printer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Mount Forest, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
December 16, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
33 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
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 8344 - 10
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 153rd Battalion
TypeDateDescription
Letter 11/9/1916 Everyday life in camp
Letter 1/14/1917 Letter home on a Sunday afternoon
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 8/5/1917 Musketry course at Longmoor range
Letter 2/10/1918 Suffragette's and food
Letter 2/17/1918 Realignment of the CEF in England
Letter 3/9/1918 Going to France
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