CEF Soldier Detail

Lance-Corporal David Earle Walker Fawcett
Died: September 6, 1960

Regimental Number:
204544
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
13th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Glenboro, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Robert Alexander Fawcett (father,) Asquith, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Springwater, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
July 13, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
March 24, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 6, 1960
Age at Death:
66
Buried at:
Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Plot:
40A-L042-SH
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1Box 3016 - 6
Research Notes

His service file has been digitized and is available on the LAC site above.

See the local history book, The Asquith Record (1982), page 133   for biographical information on R. A. Fawcett and his family.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 96th Battalion

Discharged at Regina 17 July 1918 after being wounded with a gunshot to his left hip on 9 Aug 1917 and no longer fit for military service. He served nine months with the 13th Battalion.

He is included in the Asquith and District Roll of Honour on page 31 of The Asquith Record as Fawcett, D. E. (wounded)