Cyril Money

Feb 3, 1891

Born in Oxford, England to George A. and Emily Rose Ellen (nee Godwin) Money


Apr 19, 1911

Embarked the SS Royal George in Avonmouth, England



Apr 27, 1911

Disembarked in Montreal, Quebec and proceeded to Stratford, Ontario.  His intended occupation shown as Clerk

After arriving in Canada, he settled in Perth County, Ontario, living with his brother, George


Jan 19, 1916

Attested into the 168th Battalion CEF in Tillsonburg, Ontario

Ø  Number 675226

Ø  Next of kin given as George Money, father, 42 Oakthorpe Rd., Oxford, England

o   There is a note to also notify Miss J. Driscoll, c/o Great North Western Telegraph Company, Trenton, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Bank Clerk

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Church of England

Because of his banking experience, he was promoted to the provisional rank of Sergeant and appointed to the position of Pay-Sergeant for the battalion

The battalion initially trained in Camp Francis, near London, Ontario before moving to Camp Borden to continue training


Oct 20, 1916

Admitted to the Military Hospital in Camp Borden with a  diagnosis that reads Measles


Oct 26, 1916

Discharged to duty from hospital


Oct 30, 1916

Embarked the SS Lapland in Halifax, Nova Scotia



Nov 11, 1916

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

Appointed to rank of Acting Sergeant


Nov 29, 1916

Attached to the Division Pay Master and attached to the 168th Battalion at West Sandling for duty


Dec 5, 1916

Transferred to the 39th Reserve Battalion in West Sandling


Dec 13, 1916

Transferred to the CAPC (Canadian Army Pay Corps) in London


Feb 15, 1917

Transferred to the newly formed 6th Reserve Battalion at East Sandling.  Shortly after the formation of the battalion, it moved to Seaford to train reinforcements for the front


Feb 22, 1917

Reverted to the rank of Private at his own request


Apr 21, 1917

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Apr 22, 1917

Arrived at the CBD (Canadian Base Depot) in the Rouelles Camp, Havre, France as part of a draft of 3,000 reinforcements from England and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion


May 21, 1917

After leaving the base depot, Private Money joined the 21st Battalion in the support trenches east of Vimy Ridge as part of a draft of 149 reinforcements and was posted to “C” Company and employed as the Company Clerk


Jan 6, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Jan 19, 1918

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Jan 23, 1918

Rejoined the battalion from leave


Dec 13, 1918

The 21st Battalion led the 2nd Canadian Division as part of the Canadian Occupying Force into Germany when they crossed the Bonn Bridge


On entering Germany, the battalion proceeded to billets in Seigburg


Dec 23, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Dec 27, 1918

Promoted to the rank of Corporal

Appointed to the position of Armourer Corporal


Jan 13, 1919

Rejoined the battalion from leave


Apr 3, 1919

Embarked the Western Australia in Havre, France


On arrival in England he proceeded to Witley and was posted to “P” Wing for processing pending return to Canada


May 14, 1919

Embarked the SS Caronia in Liverpool



May 22, 1919

Disembarked in Halifax, Nova Scotian and proceeded by train to Kingston, Ontario


May 24, 1919

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston

Ø  Rank on discharge Corporal

Ø  War Service Badge Class “A” issued number 279998

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge 343 West Gore St., Stratford, Ontario

Following his discharge, the British War Medal and Victory Medals were sent to him at 1067 Gerrard St., Toronto, Ontario


Jul 1, 1921

The 1921 Census shows him living as a Boarder at 1067 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, Ontario


May 22, 1925

Embarked the SS Ascania in Southampton


This was the ship’s maiden voyage following the completion of construction


May 31, 1925

Disembarked in Montreal and proceeded to Toronto, Ontario


Jun 19, 1929

Married to Agnes MacFarlane in Toronto, Ontario


Jul 1, 1935

The 1935 voters list shows him living at 125 Linsmore Cr., Toronto, Ontario with his wife, Agnes and his occupation is shown as Clerk. 

A special issue of the Communiqué in 1945 reported that he was a member of a Highland Reserve Regiment

In 1949 he is at the same address and his occupation is shown as Auditor. 

The February 1955 issue of the Communiqué reported that he was an Auditor with the Workman’s Compensation Board in Toronto

In 1965 the voters list shows him at the same address and listed as Retired


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