This page requires javascript.

Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Hamilton Gault

Individual attestation record images are not available for this person.

top

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1882-08-18
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Business Man
Occupation (normalized): Working Proprietor (Wholesale or Retail Trade)
Date of death: 1958-11-28

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail

Lieutenant-Colonel, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Canadian Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Awards

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List
Date of citation: 1915-06-22

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 2nd Mention
Date of citation: 1918-05-28

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List - 3rd Mention
Date of citation: 1919-07-08

Distinguished Service Order

Commandeur, Ordre de la Couronne (Belgium)

Order of St. Anne, 3rd Class with Swords (Russia)

Images

Statue, Ottawa Ontario
Statue, Ottawa Ontario
Statue plaque at Ottawa Ontario
Statue plaque at Ottawa Ontario

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 408285
Service file: B3445-S043
Uploader's Notes: Appointed Major and Second in Command P.P.C.L.I. August 12, 1914. Wounded at St. Eloi February 28, 1915. Rejoined April 27, 1915. Commanded during first part of Battle of May 8,1915 (Bellewaerde Lake) and wounded on this day. Rejoined October 17, 1915. Severely wounded at Sanctuary Wood (Battle of Mount Sorrel June 2, 1916. Again brought on establishment P.P.C.L.I. June 20, 1917, remaining seconded as Aide-de-Camp to the General Officer Commanding the 3rd Canadian Division. Commanded 3rd Canadian Divisional Wing of the Canadian Corps Reinforcement Camp with local rank of Lieutenant-Colonel from November 28, 1917. Lieutenant-Colonel P.P.C.L.I. March 28, 1918 remaining seconded at the C.C.R.C. Rejoined November 21, 1918 and commanded the P.P.C.L.I. until demobilization on March 20, 1919. DSO - London Gazette #29131 Pg.#3693.MID - London Gazette #29200 Pg.#6011 . 2nd MID #30706 Pg.# 6196 . 3rd MID #31448. Pg.#8819 .The Order of St. Anne - London Gazette #29275 Pg.#8505.Belgian Ordre of De Leopold -?? Medal card of Gault, A H. A veteran of South Africa, WWII and a Member of Parliament in England 1924-35.
Uploader's Research notes: Appointed Major and Second in Command P.P.C.L.I. August 12, 1914. Wounded at St. Eloi February 28, 1915. Rejoined April 27, 1915. Commanded during first part of Battle of May 8,1915 (Bellewaerde Lake) and wounded on this day. Rejoined October 17, 1915. Severely wounded at Sanctuary Wood (Battle of Mount Sorrel June 2, 1916. Again brought on establishment P.P.C.L.I. June 20, 1917, remaining seconded as Aide-de-Camp to the General Officer Commanding the 3rd Canadian Division. Commanded 3rd Canadian Divisional Wing of the Canadian Corps Reinforcement Camp with local rank of Lieutenant-Colonel from November 28, 1917. Lieutenant-Colonel P.P.C.L.I. March 28, 1918 remaining seconded at the C.C.R.C. Rejoined November 21, 1918 and commanded the P.P.C.L.I. until demobilization on March 20, 1919. DSO - London Gazette #29131 Pg.#3693.MID - London Gazette #29200 Pg.#6011 . 2nd MID #30706 Pg.# 6196 . 3rd MID #31448. Pg.#8819 .The Order of St. Anne - London Gazette #29275 Pg.#8505.Belgian Ordre of De Leopold -?? Medal card of Gault, A H. A veteran of South Africa, WWII and a Member of Parliament in England 1924-35.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2008-02-15
Last modified: 2010-02-06