Frederick Stanley Hall

Jul 2, 1893

Born in Halls Bridge, Peterborough, Ontario to Charles Edward and Annie Maria (nee McKenty) Hall


Nov 17, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 59409 (temporary number 76)

Ø  Next of kin given as Charles Hall, Halls Bridge, Peterborough, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Barber

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Church of England

Ø  Posted to “A” Company

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


May 6, 1915

Embarked the RMS Metagama in Montreal, Quebec



May 15, 1915

Disembarked in Devonport, England and the battalion proceeded to the West Sandling Camp, near Hythe, Kent to continue training


Aug 5, 1915

Forfeited 1 day’s pay for being absent


Sep 14, 1915

Embarked the St. Seiriol in Folkestone



Sep 15, 1915

Disembarked in Boulogne, France and the battalion proceeded to St. Omer


Nov 22, 1915

Attended the Bombing School


Nov 28, 1915

Rejoined the battalion from the Bombing School


Nov 17, 1916

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Dec 13, 1916

Admitted to the No. 5 CFA (Canadian Field Ambulance) with a diagnosis that reads PUO (Pyrexia of Unknown Origin).  This was later changed to read Myalgia in his back and legs


Dec 18, 1916

Discharged from the field ambulance and rejoined the battalion in the N & O Trenches near Voormezeele, Belgium


Dec 23, 1916

Granted 10 days leave


Jan 2, 1917

Rejoined the battalion from leave


Apr 18, 1917

Attached to the APM (Assistant Provost Marshal) of the 2nd Canadian Division for duty


Jun 2, 1917

Rejoined the battalion from duty with APM


Jul 5, 1917

Attached to the Assistant Provost Marshal of the 2nd Canadian Division for duty on Traffic Control


Sep 25, 1917

Permanently attached to the Assistant Provost Marshal for Traffic Control duty but retained on the nominal roll of the 21st Battalion


Apr 3, 1919

Embarked the Western Australia in Havre, France with the 21st Battalion


On arrival in England he was transferred to “H” Wing, CCC (Canadian Concentration Camp) in Witley pending return to Canada


Apr 18, 1919

Transferred to “P” Wing in Witley


May 14, 1919

Embarked the SS Caronia in Liverpool



May 22, 1919

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


May 24, 1919

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Rank on discharge Acting Corporal

Ø  War Service Badge Class “A” issued number 279716

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge General Post Office, Ottawa, Ontario

Following his discharge, the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medals were sent to him at 48 Dundonald St., Toronto, Ontario


Apr 29, 1920

Married to Reba Kathleen Dafoe in Peterborough, Ontario.  He gave his occupation as Bookkeeper


May 16, 1924

Entered the United States at Black Rock, New York and proceeded to Schenectady, New York.  He gave his occupation as Mechanic


Jun 1, 1929

Signed a Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States of America in Detroit, Michigan, USA.  His current address was given as 13988 Appoline St., Detroit, Michigan.  He gave his occupation as Die Maker


Frederick Stanley Hall is remembered on the Wall of Honour
in Peterborough, Ontario




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