CEF Soldier Detail

Gunner Tempe Acheson
Died: September 14, 1919

Regimental Number:
348954
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Milverton, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Marie Atcheson Hensall, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
964 Bathurst Street Toronto, Ontario
Date of Birth:
November 4, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Kingston, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
April 3, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Canada    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 14, 1919
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Hensall Union Cemetery, Ontario, Canada
Plot:
U.S.A.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 24-21
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Gunner Canadian Field Artillery Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade
Gunner Canadian Field Artillery Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade

He apparently caught a cold while billeted in the barracks at Kingston but went with the rest of the recruits to Petawawa Camp where he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. After being confined in several sanitariums, Private Acheson died on September 14, 1919.

Son of Wier and Maria Acheson, of 304, Eureka St., Redlands, California, U.S.A. were they moved after Tempe enlisted.