Had served with the 15th Light Horse.
LAC spelling of name = Vandewater
From Letters from the Front, Imperial Bank of Canada
Born 26th September, 1891, at Picton, Ontario, Canada. Father, P. A. Van de Water, Water, Automobile Dealer. Educated at Picton Collegiate Institute. Entered the service of the Bank, 27th August, 1912. Enlisted, 15th November, 1915, from Calgary branch, in 89th Canadian Battalion, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Canadian Army Pay Corps, London, 26th August, 1916; 9th Reserve Battalion, 21st March, 1917; 10th Canadian Battalion, 1st May, 1917. Promoted Lance-Corporal, 3rd August, 1918; Corporal, 17th August, 1918; Sergeant, 11th September, 1918. Service and principal actions: Hill 70, Passchendaele, 1917; Amiens, Arras, Cambrai, and subsequent actions, 1918; with Army of Occupation in Germany. Wounded in the heel, 17th April, 1918. Demobilized, 23rd April, 1919. Returned to duty with the Bank, 18th August, 1919.