CEF Soldier Detail

Major Alfred Blake Blake-Forster
Died: April 21, 1938

Regimental Number:
10220
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
M.D. No. 2 Depot
Company:
Place of Birth:
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Jane Alice Lucy Blake-Forster, wife. 174 Jameson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
174 Jameson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Date of Birth:
July 4, 1872
Trade or Calling:
Soldier
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 22, 1914
Age at enlistment:
42
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
37 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:
Wounded June 17, 1915
Date of Death:
April 21, 1938
Age at Death:
66
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
3rd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Infantry M.D. No. 2 Depot
Regimental Sergeant-Major Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion Headquarters
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 23rd Reserve Battalion
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry M.D. No. 2 Depot Headquarters

Son of Henry White Blake-Forster and Mary Anna Blake-Forster (nee Clarke); husband of Jane Alice Lucy Blake-Forster (nee Cunnington) married August 9, 1909

Prior service with RCR

Commissioned October 12, 1915

Returned to Canada April 1, 1916 on leave, but retained in Canada as an instructor and adjutant of Military District No. 2.  He returned to the Permanent Force on May 31, 1920