Private Stephen Cheeseman

Private Stephen Cheeseman served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal

Born on January 19th, 1891 in Puyallup, Washington, U.S.A.
Trade : School teacher           Religion : Methodist          Status : Married

Height : 6′       Eyes : brown        Hair : dark   Weight : 160 lbs.
Spouse’s name : Elizabeth Cheeseman     Address : Puyallup, Washington, USA

February 19th, 1915 : Enlisted in Victoria, British Columbia in the Canadian Army Medical Corps reinforcements. His serial number is in the block’s numbers that were allotted to the PPCLI reinforcement.

May, 5th : Proceeded overseas

February 7th, 1916: 8 days leave. Returned on the 21st.

March 1st : Taken on strength with the 3rd Canadian Field Ambulance

September 26th : Hospitalized at the 3rd Canadian Field Ambulance for Shrapnel wound in the back that he received in the attack of the brigade. Discharged on the 27th.

April 4th, 1917: Temporarily attached to the 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station

May 13th : Struck of strength of the 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station

October 1st : Granted 10 days leave

October 17th : He strained himself while unloading a marquee from the train at the Zuydicoote Sanatorium with the 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station

October 9th, 1918 : Granted 4 days leave to Scotland

February 11th, 1919: Evacuated sick

June 10th : Invalidated to Canada. Sailed on Essequibo

July 29th : Demobilized in Vancouver, British Columbia. Address given on demobilization 2513 Asquith street, Victoria, British Columbia

December 30th, 1925 : Married Edith Alberta Fee (from B.C. Archives Microfilm Number:  B13752)

August 2nd, 1961: Made a request War Veterans allowance

June 22nd, 1975 : Died in Vancouver, British Columbia at the age of 80. Buried in Oak Burial Park – Grove Victoria, Falaise Drive Vancouver Island, British Columbia.grave A 634 – 633. Buried right beside France W. Cheeseman – No obituary

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