CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Augustus Genet
Died: March 17, 1946

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
58th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
London
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Fannie Lucy Genet, wife. 173 Chatham Street, Brantford, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
173 Chatham Street, Brantford, Ontario
Date of Birth:
February 20, 1864
Trade or Calling:
Accountant
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Niagara Camp, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
June 20, 1915
Age at enlistment:
51
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
37 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
1 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
March 17, 1946
Age at Death:
82
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

Lt. John Ernest Genet, Military Cross

Death card found here  

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion

Son of Frederick James Genet and Augusta Genet (nee Minnie); husband of Fannie Lucy Genet (nee Taylor); father of John Ernest Genet and Harry Taylor Genet

Previously served 18 years with the 38th Regiment (Dufferin Rifles). Original commanding officer of the 58th Battalion

Toronto Star - January 22nd, 1918:

GENET FAMILY WIN FAME.

Brantford, Jan. 22.--Lieut.-Col. Genet of this city, commander of the 58th Battalion, has been awarded the D.S.O., and his sons, Lieuts. John and Henry Genet, were each decorated with the Military Cross for distinguished service.

Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List - 2nd Mention