CEF Soldier Detail

Captain Henry Ewart Bethune
Died: September 30, 1918

Regimental Number:
29307
Survived War:
No
Force:
British Army
Regiment:
British Infantry
Battalion:
12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 28, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Not Specified
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 30, 1918
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
I. D. 7.
Commemorated:
Royal Military College of Canada Memorial Arch
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 705 - 13
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain British Infantry 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry
Private Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion

Son of Henry J. and Laura Bethune, of Toronto, Canada. #940 Captain Henry Ewart Bethune, MC (Royal Military College of Canada 1912). He had been wounded three times. He went overseas with the 4th University Company as a private and won his commission in the field with the 1st CMR. Three brothers who also went overseas as privates also won commissions.

Awards and Decorations
Military Cross