John Sadler Allt




Jul 25, 1896

Born at Madoc Ontario 

Note that the family is listed on both the 1901 and 1911 Census with the last name spelling of  “Ault”.


Dec 22, 1915

Attested into the 155th Battalion at Madoc Ontario 

Ø      Number 636092

Ø      Next of kin given as William John Allt (father) of Madoc Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Farmer

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Church of England


Oct 2, 1916

Last Will and Testament made out leaving entire estate to his mother, Mrs Wm. James Allt of Madoc Ontario


Oct 18, 1916

Embarked the SS Northland at Halifax



Oct 28, 1916

Disembarked at Liverpool England


Nov 23, 1916

Admitted to Military Hospital at Bramshott with Chronic Otitis Media (ear infection)


Dec 2, 1916

Discharged from hospital


Dec 5, 1916

SOS (Struck Off Strength) the 155th Battalion on transfer to the 21st Battalion


Dec 6, 1916

Arrived at CBD (Canadian Base Depot) at Le Havre and TOS (Taken On Strength) of the 21st Battalion




Dec 8, 1916

Joined the 21st Battalion in the field


Apr 9, 1917

Killed in Action at Vimy Ridge


Zivy Crater Cemetery
Thelus France


Feb 7, 1922

British War Medal, Victory Medal, Death Plaque and Scroll, along with the Cross of Sacrifice (Memorial Cross) were sent to parents at Madoc Ontario on varying dates, this date being the latest.


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