CEF Soldier Detail

Captain Gershom Homer Carpenter
Died: April 7, 1933

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Reserve Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Fruitland, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. F.M. Carpenter, mother, then J. Frank Carpenter, brother, Fruitland, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 24, 1883
Trade or Calling:
Fruit Grower
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
30
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Wesleyan
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Slightly wounded on Sep 15, 1916 when he was buried in a building that was hit by a shell.
Date of Death:
April 7, 1933
Age at Death:
49
Buried at:
Fifty Cemetery, Winona, Ontario
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

36th Battalion Nominal Roll 

His service file is digitized and is available at the above LAC link.

There are two sets of Attestation papers. The first, dated Sept 23rd, 1914 named his mother, Mrs F. M. Carpenter as next-of-kin. The second, dated May 6th, 1915 at Hamilton, Ontario, named his brother J. Frederick Carpenter as next-of-kin

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Son of Franklin Metcalf Carpenter and Catherine Hutchinson Carpenter (nee Gairdner), Fruitland, Ontario; husband of Alice Dorothy Carpenter, 51 Grosvenor Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, England