Private Williston Meredith Hunter

Regimental Number:
276377
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
217th Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
May 27, 1916
Age at Enlistment:
37
Enlisted at:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Empire Hotel. Regina, Saskatchewan
Civilian Occupation:
Electical Engineer
Saw Service in:
Canada
Date of Death:
July 18, 1922
Age at Death:
43
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
October 24, 1878
Next of Kin:
Blanche Hunter (wife,) Redlands, California, U.S.A.
Place of Birth:
Millbrook, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
Not Specified
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
217th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes

On his Attestation he gave his birth date as Oct 24, 1883

Discharged as medically unfit on Jan 13, 1917 due to recurring attacks of appendicitis which would continue until his appendix was removed 

Research Notes

See further details at http://www.moffatfamilyhistory.com/p1304.htm#i26064