CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Ernest Geoffrey Weeks

Regimental Number:
5604
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
1st Divisional Signals Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 30, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
6 Feet 1 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Likely survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10199 - 13 [MISSING]
Research Notes

1st Canadian Divisional Signal Company - War Diary Entry:

1917-09-29 - Page 07 - Lieut E. G. Weeks awarded Military Cross... An 'Immediate Award' for service during the attack on HILL 70 Aug. 15, 1917.

NOTE: This man was promoted through the ranks and later attained the rank of Major-General.   

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Engineers 1st Divisional Signals Company
Sergeant Canadian Engineers 1st Divisional Signals Company
Major-General Canadian Engineers Canadian Engineers
Awards and Decorations
Canadian Forces Decoration (CD)
Canadian Forces Decoration (CD) w/ 1st and 2nd Clasp
Commandeur, Ordre de la Couronne (Belgium)
Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander)
Military Cross
Military Cross First Bar
Military Medal
Military Medal First Bar