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Lieutenant D’Arcy Albert Latimer

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1894-03-28
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Ottawa district 293 Echo Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Clerk
Address: 293 Echo Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1966-12-27

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 8162
Rank detail
  1. Lieutenant, 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1918-05-06 to 1919-07-05
  2. Sergeant, Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1917-03-11 to 1918-05-05.

    Note: Discharged to accept a Commission

  3. Sergeant, Canadian Casualty Assembly Centre, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-08-08 to 1917-03-10
  4. Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1914-10-26 to 1916-08-08
  5. Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1914-09-22 to 1914-10-26
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded April 24, 1915 at St. Julien

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 517570
Service file: B5422-S052
Uploader's Notes: Son of Albert Edward Latimer and Mary Elizabeth 'Bertha' Latimer (nee Wright); husband of Doris Adele Latimer (nee Latimer) married November 15, 1930; husband of Marie Edith Agathe Latimer (nee Benard)Reported wounded missing and Prisoner of War April 24, 1915, escaped from Giessen PoW Camp July 16, 1916 and made his way back to England, arriving August 8, 1916. Diagnosed as 'Sick-mental-severe-neurasthenia', admitted to Queen Alexandra Military Hospital in London. Invalided to Canada. Discharged May 5, 1918 to accept a Commission in the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario RegimentA summary of his POW experiences can be found here .
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Albert Edward Latimer and Mary Elizabeth 'Bertha' Latimer (nee Wright); husband of Doris Adele Latimer (nee Latimer) married November 15, 1930; husband of Marie Edith Agathe Latimer (nee Benard)Reported wounded missing and Prisoner of War April 24, 1915, escaped from Giessen PoW Camp July 16, 1916 and made his way back to England, arriving August 8, 1916. Diagnosed as 'Sick-mental-severe-neurasthenia', admitted to Queen Alexandra Military Hospital in London. Invalided to Canada. Discharged May 5, 1918 to accept a Commission in the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario RegimentA summary of his POW experiences can be found here .

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2009-02-05
Last modified: 2020-10-20