Wesley "Wes" Odell Weymark


Sep 19, 1883

Born in Belleville, Ontario to George Edward and Annie Marilla (nee Larue) Weymark


Aug 22, 1892

His mother, Annie, passed away


Jun 28, 1913

Shown on the pay list of the 15th Regiment, Argyll Light Infantry as a Band Member


Feb 2, 1916

Attested into the 155th Battalion in Belleville, Ontario

Ø  Number 636520

Ø  Next of kin given as Ruth Weymark, wife, 209 Dundas St., Belleville, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Musician

o   Later noted as Painter

Ø  Previous military experience given as a member of the band of the 15th Regiment, Argyll Light Infantry, Canadian Militia

Ø  Religion given as Methodist

The battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area

His brother, Joseph Stanley Weymark attested into the battalion the previous December


Oct 30, 1916

Transferred to the 247th Battalion, training in the Peterborough, Ontario area


Dec 2, 1916

Transferred to the 254th Battalion, training in the Belleville area


May 29, 1917

Embarked the SS Olympic in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Jun 10, 1917

Disembarked in Liverpool, England and proceeded to Seaford where the entire battalion was absorbed into the 6th Reserve Battalion to continue training


Aug 27, 1917

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Aug 28, 1917

Arrived at the CIBD (Canadian Infantry Base Depot) in Etaples, France and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion


Sep 4, 1917

After leaving the base depot, Private Weymark joined the CC Rein C (Canadian Corps Reinforcement Camp) in Villers au Bois, France


Sep 8, 1917

After leaving the reinforcement camp, Private Weymark joined the 21st Battalion along with his brother Joseph, and joined the battalion’s Brass Band


Feb 2, 1918

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Oct 8, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Oct 24, 1918

While on leave in England, Private Weymark was admitted to the Canadian Special Hospital in Witley with a diagnosis that reads VDG (Venereal Disease Gonorrhea)

Transferred to the EORD (Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot) for pay purposes while in hospital


Dec 4, 1918

Transferred to the Canadian Convalescent Hospital in Bear Wood Park, Wokingham


Dec 11, 1918

Discharged from hospital care and transferred to the 6th Reserve Battalion in Seaford


Dec 27, 1918

Attached to MD #3 at Kinmel Park pending return to Canada


Jan 12, 1919

Embarked the Empress of Britain in Liverpool

Jan 22, 1919

Disembarked in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Jan 26, 1919

Taken On Strength Military District No. 3 Casualty Company in Kingston, Ontario and granted leave until February 8, 1919


Feb 13, 1919

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Rank on discharge Private

Ø  War Service Badge Class “A” issued

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge 209 Dundas St., Belleville, Ontario

Following his discharge, the British War Medal (below) and the Victory Medals were sent to him at 209 Dundas St., Belleville, Ontario

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Nov 1, 1922

Shown on the payroll of the 15th Regiment, Argyll Light Infantry with the rank of Private


Jun 19, 1962

Wesley Odell Weymark died while a patient in the Belleville General Hospital, Belleville, Ontario


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