Victor Hetherington



Nov 17, 1885

Born at London Ontario


Jan 15, 1916

Attested into the 135th Battalion at London Ontario 

Ø      Number 802711

Ø      Next of kin given as Mr John Hetherington (father) of RR No 2, London Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Carpenter

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Methodist 

The Battalion trained at Camp Borden Ontario


Aug 18, 1916

Left Camp Borden by train for Halifax Nova Scotia


Aug 21, 1916

Embarked the RMS Olympic at Halifax Nova Scotia



Aug 30, 1916

Disembarked at Liverpool England and proceeded to the Witley Camp 

He was TOS (Taken On Strength) the 116th Battalion at the Witley Camp


Dec 22, 1916

Posted to the 21st Battalion


Dec 23, 1916

Arrived at the CBD (Canadian Base Depot) at Le Havre France and TOS the 21st Battalion


Aug 18, 1917

Appointed to the rank of Acting Lance Corporal to replace L/Cpl Brant 455599, who had been wounded


Sep 20, 1917

Granted 10 days leave


Nov 20, 1917

Invalided to England wounded aboard the Hospital Ship Ville de Liege


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


Jan 20, 1921

Died at the Christie Street Hospital, Toronto Ontario and buried in the St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, Arva, Ontario


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