CEF Soldier Detail

Major John Lovell Dashwood
Died: April 13, 1917

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
58th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
London
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
John Joseph Dashwood, father. 484 Kingston Road, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
The Coppice, Furze Platt, Maidenhead, England
Date of Birth:
June 12, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Lecturer in English
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Not specified
Date of Enlistment:
August 11, 1916
Age at enlistment:
25
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded August 20, 1916, KIA Vimy Ridge
Date of Death:
April 13, 1917
Age at Death:
25
Buried at:
Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
V. A. 14
Commemorated:
St. John's Norway Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Circumstances of Death
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion
Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps Royal Flying Corps
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion
Captain Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion

Son of John Joseph Dashwood and Elizabeth Mary Ann Dashwood (nee Lovell); older brother of Frederick Arthur Dashwood (Service No. 9550)

He noted on his Attestation Paper that he had served from December 1915 to April 1916 as a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps. The 58th Battalion War Diaries show that he joined that unit on July 2, 1916

Awards and Decorations
Military Cross