Thomas Henry Angrove



Nov 2, 1895

Born in Kingston, Ontario to Thomas Bryant and Margaret Jane (nee McGill) Angrove


Jul 3, 1915

Attested into the No. 5 (Queen’s) Stationary Hospital in Kingston, Ontario 

Ø      Number 848

Ø      Next of kin given as Thomas B. Angrove, father, 93 Queen St., Kingston, Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Chauffeur and Moulder

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Methodist


Jul 21, 1915

Embarked for England to join the hospital which had been established in Shorncliffe June 7, 1915


Aug 1, 1915

The Hospital embarked for the Dardanelles


Aug 14, 1915

The Hospital was established in Cairo, Egypt


Jan 26, 1916

The Hospital’s name was changed to the No. 7 Canadian General Hospital


Apr 10, 1916

The Hospital embarked for France


Apr 22, 1916

The Hospital was established in Le Treport, France


May 27, 1916

Admonished for disobedience of orders while on duty in the Nursing Sister’s Quarters


Aug 2, 1916

Forfeited 2 day’s pay for being in a café during prohibited hours and for being in town without a pass


Oct 14, 1916

The Hospital moved to Etaples, France


Dec 16, 1916

Forfeited 1 day’s pay for being absent from Convoy Parade


Jan 11, 1917

Granted 10 days leave


Jan 23, 1917

Rejoined the hospital from leave


Jan 25, 1917

Forfeited 1 day’s pay for being absent from morning parade


Mar 13, 1917

Sentenced to 8 days Field Punishment for being absent from duty without a pass and forfeited 1 day’s pay


Jul 29, 1917

Treated in the hospital for Erythema Plantar Aspect of both feet (an infection of the skin)


Nov 16, 1917

Requested a transfer to the 21st Battalion for the purpose of serving at the front.  This request was approved 4 days later by his Commanding Officer


Dec 4, 1917

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Dec 5, 1917

Arrived at the CCRC (Canadian Corps Reinforcement Camp) in Calonne Ricouart and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion. 

He remained at the CCRC in order to receive Infantry training


Feb 14, 1918

Left the CCRC to join the battalion


Feb 16, 1918

Joined the 21st Battalion in Division Reserve in the Mericourt Section


May 10, 1918

While in the front lines near Mercatel, Private Angrove received a shrapnel wound to his left wrist.  He was admitted to the No. 6 CFA (Canadian Field Ambulance).  He was transferred the same day to the CCS (Casualty Clearing Centre)


May 13, 1918

Transferred to the No. 1 Australian General Hospital


May 21, 1918

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship Aberdonian

On arrival in England he was admitted to the No. 3 Southern General Hospital in Oxford

Posted to the EORD (Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot) while in hospital


Jun 5, 1918

Transferred to the Military Convalescent Hospital in Epsom


Jul 26, 1918

Discharged from hospital and attached to the 3rd CCD (Canadian Convalescent Depot) for Physical Therapy


Oct 17, 1918

Discharged from the 3rd CCD and posted to the 6th Reserve Battalion in Seaford


Dec 27, 1918

On Command to Kinmel Park, Witley, pending return to Canada and attached to No. 3 Wing there


Jan 11, 1919

Embarked the SS Olympic in Southampton

Jan 17, 1919

Disembarked in Halifax, Nova Scotia and proceeded to Kingston, Ontario


Jan 20, 1919

Posted to the No. 3 District Depot Casualty Company in Kingston


Jan 21, 1919

Granted leave with subsistence until February 3, 1919


Feb 12, 1919

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston 

Ø      Rank on discharge Private

Ø      War Service Badge Class “A” issued

Ø      Proposed residence on discharge Kingston, Ontario

Following the war the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medals were sent to him at 93 Queen St., Kingston, Ontario


Mar 3, 1920

Married to Nora Eileen Elliott in Belleville, Ontario

In January of 1967 he is noted as living at 317 Sydenham St., Kingston


Sep 30, 1972

Passed away in Kingston, Ontario


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