CEF Soldier Detail

Colonel Charles Edgar Edgett
Died: January 9, 1947

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Veterinary Corps
Battalion:
4th Division Headquarters
Company:
Place of Birth:
Moncton, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Cora Estella Edgett(wife) Aneroid, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
4th Division Headquarters
Date of Birth:
September 25, 1881
Trade or Calling:
veterinary surgeon
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
In the field
Date of Enlistment:
September 22, 1914
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 9, 1947
Age at Death:
65
Buried at:
Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, B.C.
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 2825 - 50
Research Notes
Group consists of DSO, 1914-15 Star, BWM, VM* (MID), CAF Decoration. Also served with NWMP for short period and was released by purchase. After WW1 served as chief constable of Vancouver BC and later as warden of the penitently there. Note VM missing
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Colonel Canadian Army Veterinary Corps 4th Division Headquarters
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List
Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List - 2nd Mention