Clarence Smith Walker



Sep 8, 1895

Born at Burgessville, Oxford County Ontario


Mar 14, 1916

Attested into the 135th Battalion at London Ontario 

Ø      Number 803059

Ø      Next of kin given as Mrs Sarah Walker (mother) of 30 Walnut St, London Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Driver

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Church of England 

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



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


Feb 3, 1918

Granted 14 days leave of absence


Mar 4, 1918

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Aug 30, 1918

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship Princess Elizabeth


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


Dec 12, 1918

Embarked the SS Regina at Liverpool



Dec 20, 1918

Disembarked at Halifax Nova Scotia  

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