CEF Soldier Detail

Honourary Colonel Sir William Maxwell, 1st Baron Beaverbrook Aitken
Died: June 9, 1964

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Militia
Battalion:
73rd Northumberland Regiment
Company:
Place of Birth:
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Lady Aitken, wife. Cherkley Court, Leatherhead, Surrey, England
Address at Enlistment:
Cherkley Court, Leatherhead, Surrey, England
Date of Birth:
May 25, 1879
Trade or Calling:
Financier
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
May 9, 1915
Age at enlistment:
36
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 9, 1964
Age at Death:
85
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

Sir Max was born in Maple, Ontario, but moved to Newcastle, New Brunswick in 1880 when he was 2 yrs old.  His enlistment papers are not dated or signed

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Honourary Colonel Canadian Militia 73rd Northumberland Regiment

Son of William Cuthbert Aitken and Jane Aitken; husband of Gladys Henderson Aitken (nee Drury), Lady Beaverbrook married January 29, 1906

1918- Minister of Information (UK)

Update 27 Apr 2016: