Michael Aylrad Toohey



Dec 15, 1895

Born at London Ontario


Nov 27, 1915

Attested into the 135th Battalion at London Ontario 

Ø      Number 802068

Ø      Next of kin given as Mrs Agnes Josephs (mother) of 499 Oxford St, London Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Student

Ø      Previous military experience given as 2 years with the 7th Regiment Fusiliers

Ø      Religion given as Roman Catholic 

The Battalion trained at Camp Borden


Aug 18, 1916

Left Camp Borden by train for Halifax Nova Scotia


Aug 21, 1916

Embarked the RMS Olympic at Halifax Nova Scotia


Rank on Embarkation Corporal


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 and reduced to rank of Private


Dec 23, 1916

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


Apr 19, 1917

Invalided to England sick aboard the Hospital Ship Panama


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


Nov 25, 1917

Arrived at No 2 CIBD (Canadian Infantry Base Depot) at Etaples France from the 6th Reserve Battalion and TOS 21st Battalion


Nov 27, 1917

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


May 11, 1918

Invalided to England wounded aboard the Hospital Ship Aberdonian


Posted to the EORD while in hospital in England


Jan 24, 1919

Embarked the SS Grampian at Liverpool England



Feb 2, 1919

Disembarked at Saint John New Brunswick


Jul 30, 1957

Died at San Francisco California USA 

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