William George Hewitt, Pte.

Map point: Residence at time of enlistment - Boskung (Lot 7, Conc 7, Stanhope on 1911 census)

Date of birth: 7 Mar 1896

Birthplace: Stanhope

Occupation and residence on enlistment: Farmer, Boskung

Enlistment date and place:  25 Nov 1916, Boskung

Regimental service #: 1087054

Battalion: 252nd Overseas Battalion, C.E.F.

Notes on war service:  In April 1917, he was hospitalized in Lindsay, Ontario with double pneumonia and then released to proceed overseas. He spent most of his time in England in hospital before being invalided back to Canada in December 1917. He was admitted to the Queen's Military Hospital with bronchitis in January 1918 and was discharged from the C.E.F. on 16 Apr 1918.

Killed in action? : No

Notes on life after the war: .

Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website

Information source: LIbrary & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War

Photo information & source:  William George Hewitt WW1 photo.jpg