CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Seymour Tobin
Died: August 8, 1956

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
29th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ottawa, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs H.E.A Robertson, Sister, North Vancouver, British Colombia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
January 12, 1877
Trade or Calling:
Barrister
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
43 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 8, 1956
Age at Death:
79
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9711-8
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion
Original commanding officer of the 29th Battalion CEF, known as Tobin's Tigers. He graduated the Royal Military College in 1897. He served in the Klondike and South Africa (with the Lord Strathconas Horse) before WWI.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Service Order