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Lieutenant John George Bannerman Diefenbaker

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1895-09-18
Place of birth: Neustadt, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: William Thomas Diefenbaker, father. 411 9th Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Student
Occupation (normalized): Other Professional, Technical and Related Workers Not Elsewhere Classified
Address: 411 9th Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Religion: Baptist
Date of death: 1979-08-16
Buried: University of Saskatchwan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Special Crypt on University Grounds

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail
  1. Lieutenant, 19th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1917-01-31 to 1917-10-25.

    Note: Discharged Medically Unfit

  2. Lieutenant, Canadian Military School, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-10-06 to 1917-01-31
  3. Lieutenant, Officers' Draft, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-08-26 to 1916-10-06
Degree of service: Great Britain
Survived war: yes

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 288501
Attestation record(s): image 1
Service file: B2514-S075
Uploader's Notes: 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, 195313th 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
Uploader's Research notes: 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, 195313th 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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-02-10
Last modified: 2021-02-04