CEF Soldier Detail

Sapper Walter Franklin 'Frank' Stanton
Died: July 15, 1973

Regimental Number:
784269
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
9th CE Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
London, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Joseph Harry Stanton, father. 87 Queen Street North, Hamilton, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
87 Queen Street North, Hamilton, Ontario
Date of Birth:
July 12, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Dundas, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 26, 1916
Age at enlistment:
17
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Accidentally injured July 24, 1918
Date of Death:
July 15, 1973
Age at Death:
75
Buried at:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
129th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper Canadian Engineers 9th CE Battalion
Corporal Canadian Infantry 129th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 123rd Battalion A Company
Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry 129th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 129th Battalion

Son of Joseph Harry Hand Stanton and Mary Jane Stanton (nee Woods); older brother of Harry Hand Stanton (Service No. 226350); husband of Madeleine Cecilia Stanton (nee Leith) married September 22, 1923

Birth certificate and other official documents show that his correct name was 'Walter Franklin Stanton', born July 12, 1898; however, he served as 'Frank Walter Stanton'