Franklin Eber Egan

Jan 6, 1879

Born at Madoc Ontario to Jeremiah and Charlotte Matilda (nee Williams) Egan


Aug 9, 1905

Married to Ada Alberta Kilmer in Reed City, Michigan, USA


Nov 10, 1914

Attested into 21st Battalion at Kingston Ont

Ø  Service number 976

Ø  Next of kin given as Mrs. F.E. Egan (wife) of Reed City Michigan, USA

Ø  Previous occupation given as Telegraph Operator

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Wesleyan

Ø  Assigned to “F” Company

o   This was later reorganized into “C” Company

o   Later assigned to the Machine Gun Section

The battalion trained through the 1914-15 winter in the Kingston area


May 5, 1915

Frank Egan purchased his discharge from the CEF.  There is no discharge certificate in the file.

Note that the battalion departed Kingston the following day by train to proceed to England


Aug 19, 1915

Married to Margaret Doolette McIntosh in Cataraqui, Ontario (now part of Kingston)

The status of his previous marriage is unclear as his first wife, Ada, was living in the United States and he declared that he was a bachelor on the marriage certificate


Jun 25, 1926

Franklin Egan died in Slave Lake, Alberta

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