CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant John George Bannerman Diefenbaker
Died: August 16, 1979

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
19th Reserve Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Neustadt, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
William Thomas Diefenbaker, father. 411 9th Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
411 9th Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
September 18, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
August 26, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
32 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 16, 1979
Age at Death:
84
Buried at:
University of Saskatchwan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 19th Reserve Battalion
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry Canadian Military School

Son of William Thomas Diefenbaker and Mary Florence Diefenbaker; husband of Edna May Diefenbaker (nee Brower) married June 29, 1929; husband of Olive Evangeline Diefenbaker (nee Freeman, formerly Palmer) married December 8, 1953

13th Prime Minister of Canada from 21 June 1957 to 2 April 1963. Served with 105th Saskatoon Fusiliers from 27 July 1916.

Discharged October 25, 1917 Medically Unfit