CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Allan Patteson Glasgow

Regimental Number:
81319
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
10th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
William James Glasgow, Father, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 21, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Bank Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
December 14, 1914
Age at enlistment:
22
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3576 - 32
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 10th Battalion

From Letters from the Front, Imperial Bank of Canada

Born 21st March, 1892, at Cookstown, Ireland. Father, William James Glasgow, Clerk of Union, Cookstown. Educated at Cookstown Academy and London University. Entered the service of the Bank, 9th December, 1912. Enlisted, 8th September, 1914, from Wadena branch, in 16th Canadian Light Horse, with the rank of Private. Transferred to 10th Canadian Battalion, 26th April, 1915. Promoted Lance-Corporal, August, 1917; Corporal, September, 1917; Lieutenant, January, 1918. Principal actions: Festubert, Ypres, 1915; Somme, Lens, 1916; Arras, Cambrai, 1918. Wounded in the thigh, 15th October, 1916; in the hand, 27th September, 1918

TypeDateDescription
Letter 5/27/1915 Bayonet charge at Festubert
Letter 6/6/1915 Surviving the Batism of Fire
Letter 7/4/1915 On Becoming a Bomb-Thrower
Letter 7/29/1915 Coincidence ... and shell fire