Zephirin Daignault
served as Zephir Doigneault

Jul 14, 1883

Born in Saint René, Quebec to Ferdinand and Marie (nee Dubuque) Daignault


Nov 5, 1914

Volunteered the 21st Battalion in Kingston

Ø  Number 293

Ø  Next of kin given as Mary Daignault, mother, 127 Gault St., Montreal, Quebec

Ø  Previous occupation given as Labourer

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Roman Catholic

Ø  Posted to “C” Company

He did not sign Attestation Papers as it was evident that he would soon be discharged from the battalion


Dec 1, 1914

Sentenced to 90 days Detention for an unrecorded offence


Mar 5, 1915

Released from detention


Mar 6, 1915

Admitted to the Queen Street Military Hospital in Kingston with a lacerated arm


Mar 23, 1915

Transferred to the Kingston General Hospital


Apr 1, 1915

Struck Off the strength of the 21st Battalion in Kingston for Misconduct.  He did not receive a 59xxx number has he did not proceed to England with the battalion


Jan 5, 1933

Zephirin Daignault died in Montreal, Quebec of Pneumonia complicated by Pleurisy


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