CEF Soldier Detail

Private Wilber Henry James McFadyen
Died: August 3, 1945

Regimental Number:
204431
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
96th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Mary Jane Fawcett (mother,) Asquith P.O., Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Springwater, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
March 6, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
March 9, 1916
Age at enlistment:
29
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
1 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 3, 1945
Age at Death:
58
Buried at:
Asquith Cemetery
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

See local history book The Asquith Record (1982,) page 207 for biographical information on the John E McFadyen family.

Gravemarker

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 96th Battalion
According to The Asquith Record (see above:)
-  He is remembered on the Asquith and District Honour Roll as McFadyen, W.H.
-  He was the brother of  Earl (Mack) 204429  and Royal (Roy) 204500 . All served with the 96th Scottish Battalion. 
 
Earl and Wilber enlisted on the same day, while Royal enlisted 11 days later.