Private John Joseph Satchell served in the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces during World War One. He is entitled to the British war medal and the Victory Medal.
He was born on July 9th 1894 in Portsmouth, England
Trade : Driver Religion: Church of England Status : Single
Height : 5′ 9″ Weight : 148 lbs
Name of the father: William Satchell Address : 22 Hampshire street, Southsea Pourtsmouth
January 17th 1915 : He enlisted in Toronto, Ontario in the 166th battalion.
October 18th, 1916: Sailed for Europe on the SS Cameronians. Arrived in England on October 28th.
December 8th: He disembarked in France and was taken on strength with the 5th C.M.R. on December 25th.
May 16th 1918: Hospitalised for Hyperdermia. Returned to unit on October 1st
February 13th1919: He proceeded to England
March 8th: He sailed on the SS Carmenia from Liverpool and arrived in Montreal on March 17.
March 19 Demobilised
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Typical World War One medals pair