CEF Soldier Detail

Brigadier General George Stuart Tuxford
Died: February 4, 1943

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Infantry Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Penmorfa, Carnarvonshire
Country:
Wales
Next of Kin:
Jemima Tuxford, wife. 10 Heanlsaze Avenue, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
10 Heanlsaze Avenue, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
February 7, 1874
Trade or Calling:
Rancher
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
40
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
42 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
February 4, 1943
Age at Death:
69
Buried at:
Rosedale Cemetery, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan (online)
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Brigadier General Canadian Infantry 3rd Infantry Brigade
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 5th Battalion

Original commanding officer of the 5th Battalion. Served with the 5th at 2nd Ypres and Festubert and was invalided to England severely ill May 22, 1915. Promoted to Brigadier March 16, 1916 and given command of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Canadian Division where he served for the next 3 years.

Awards and Decorations
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Companion of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order