Charles Albert Russell Vollick

Jun 30, 1892

Born in Madoc, Ontario to Morris Harvey and Helen Mary (nee Bulpit) Vollick


Dec 7, 1912

Married to Anne Mary Ladouceur in Madoc, Ontario


Jan 17, 1916

Attested into the 155th Battalion in Madoc, Ontario


Ø  Number 636371

Ø  Next of kin given as Mrs. Annie L Vollick, wife, Madoc, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Miner

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Methodist

The Battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area


Oct 17, 1916

Embarked the SS Northland in Halifax, Nova Scotia



Oct 28, 1916

Disembarked in Liverpool, England and the battalion proceeded to Bramshott


Dec 5, 1916

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Dec 6, 1916

Arrived at the CBD (Canadian Base Depot) in the Rouelles Camp, Havre, France as part of a draft of 147 reinforcements from England and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion


Dec 29, 1916

After leaving the base depot he joined the 2nd Canadian Entrenching Battalion in Hersin, France


Jan 16, 1917

Transferred to the 14th CMGC (Canadian Machine Gun Company) without physically joining the 21st Battalion


Dec 24, 1917

Granted 14 days leave


Jan 8, 1918

Rejoined the machine gun company from leave


Mar 1, 1918

Transferred to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps Headquarters


Mar 19, 1918

Transferred to the 2nd Battalion Canadian Machine Gun Corps


Dec 24, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Jan 13, 1919

Rejoined the machine gun company from leave


Mar 31, 1919

Attached to the 21st Battalion at Ham Sur Sambre, Belgium for return to Canada


Apr 3, 1919

Embarked the Western Australia in Havre, France


On arrival in England, he was attached to “P” Wing in Witley pending return to Canada


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 Private

Ø  War Service Badge Class “A” issued number 279948

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge Bryson, Quebec

Following his discharge, the British War Medal and Victory Medals were sent to him at Bryson, Quebec


Oct 23, 1953

Charles Albert Russell Vollick died while a patient of the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario and was buried in the Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, Ontario



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