CEF Soldier Detail

Private Williston Meredith Hunter
Died: July 18, 1922

Regimental Number:
276377
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
217th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Millbrook, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Blanche Hunter (wife,) Redlands, California, U.S.A.
Address at Enlistment:
Empire Hotel. Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
October 24, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Electical Engineer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
May 27, 1916
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 9 1/2 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Canada    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 18, 1922
Age at Death:
43
Buried at:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

See further details at http://www.moffatfamilyhistory.com/p1304.htm#i26064

 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 217th Battalion

On his Attestation he gave his birth date as Oct 24, 1883

Discharged as medically unfit on Jan 13, 1917 due to recurring attacks of appendicitis which would continue until his appendix was removed