Ernest Alvin "Allen" Childerhose

Jun 5, 1891

Born in Renfrew County, Ontario to Robert and Rose Ann (nee Townson) Childerhose


Nov 6, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 408

Ø  Next of kin given as Robert Childerhose, brother, RR #3 Coben, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Farmer

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Church of England

Ø  Posted to “D” Company

o   This was later reorganized into “B” Company

The 21st Battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area through the winter of 1914-15.


Mar 25, 1915

Forfeited 1 day’s pay for an unrecorded offence


May 4, 1915

SOS (Struck Off Strength) the 21st Battalion and discharged from the CEF.  His service file states he was discharged as Medically Unfit, however the Part II Orders record that he was discharged at his own request.


Sep 27, 1916

Married to Henrietta “Retta” Brown in Renfrew, Ontario


Sep 20, 1951

Ernest Alvin Childerhose died in Vancouver, British Columbia and was buried in the Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC




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