CEF Soldier Detail

Brigadier-General Frank Stephen Meighen
Died: January 19, 1946

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Canadian Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Perth, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs F S Meighen (wife), 245 Drummond St., Montreal, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 26, 1870
Trade or Calling:
Businessman
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
43
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 19, 1946
Age at Death:
75
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 6099 - 29
Research Notes
Who's who in Canada vol 6-7, page 1237
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Brigadier-General Canadian Infantry Canadian Infantry
Colonel Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion
Original commanding officer of the 14th Battalion CEF, The Royal Montreal Regiment. Led the 14th Battalion at Ypres and Festubert in 1915. Returned from Europe in June 1915 to create the 87th Battalion CEF, Canadian Grenadier Guards. Promoted to Brigadier in September 1916 and placed in command of the training at Bramshot England. One of the founders of the Montreal Opera Company 1910.
Awards and Decorations
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List