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Brigadier-General Frank Stephen Meighen



Date of birth: 1870-12-26
Place of birth: Perth Ontario Canada
Next of kin: Mrs F S Meighen (wife), 245 Drummond St., Montreal, Quebec
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Businessman
Occupation (normalized): Working Proprietor (Wholesale or Retail Trade)
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1946-01-19


Regimental number: NA
Highest Rank: Brigadier-General
Rank detail
  1. Brigadier-General (Army). 1915-09-01 ?
  2. Lieutenant-Colonel, 14th Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  3. Colonel, 14th Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1915-07-01 to 1915-09-01
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List (Ypres and Festubert)


LAC ID: 193256
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B6099-S029
Uploader's Notes: Original commanding officer of the 14th Battalion CEF, The Royal Montreal Regiment. Led the 14th Battalion at Ypres and Festubert in 1915. Returned from Europe in June 1915 to create the 87th Battalion CEF, Canadian Grenadier Guards. Promoted to Brigadier in September 1916 and placed in command of the training at Bramshot England. One of the founders of the Montreal Opera Company 1910.
Uploader's Research notes: Who's who in Canada vol 6-7, page 1237 [Lieutenant Colonel Army Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion Colonel Army Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion Brigadier Army Canadian Infantry Mentioned in Despatches & 'A' List Ypres and Festubert ]


Date added: 2011-02-06
Last modified: 2012-09-17