William Alexander Anderson1,2

M, #4561, b. 5 December 1897, d. 29 August 1918
Father*William Booth Anderson3 b. c 1864, d. Apr 1900
Mother*Agnes Hume3,4 b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 1 Mar 1939
Last Edited6 Apr 2018
     William was born on 5 December 1897 in the Dalesboro district, Saskatchewan, Canada, Saskatchewan birth registration 1897-10191.2,5 Alternatively, he was born on 5 December 1898 in Carlyle, RM of Moose Mountain No. 63, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.4 He died on 29 August 1918 in FranceG at age 20.3,4,6 He was buried in Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt, Pas de Calais, FranceG, Grave reference II.F.8. This was a cemetery for casualty clearing centers. It is located about 24 km from Arras.3,6

     His name was also recorded as Pte William Alexandra Anderson on some of the forms in his WWI service file.4
Canadian Military Service:
     William Alexander Anderson began military service on 28 October 1916 in Melville, Saskatchewan, CanadaG, Regimental number(s): 1069183 - listed his occupation as Teacher, and residing at Hubbard, SK. He signed as Wm Anderson. Forms within his military file give both Alexandra and Alexander as his middle name.. He listed his next-of-kin as Mrs A Cunningham on his enlistment papers.4 Pte William Alexandra Anderson ended military service on 29 August 1918 in FranceG dying of a shrapnel wound that fractured his thigh during an attack on Vis-en-Artois. Some forms in his service file record it as a G.S.W. (gun shot wound.)

"He was immediately attended to and evacuated to Field Ambulance, via Battalion Aid Post, and from there was removed to No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station where he succumbed to his wounds."

He was a member of the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles..
End of Military Service section.6


Link to the Canadian Great War Project:; "Soldier Page" for William Alexander Anderson7

Census Data

     William Anderson appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Assiniboia East, The Territories in the household of his mother Agnes Anderson.5

Citations

  1. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  2. [S2710] EHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, online eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, Anderson, William Alexander; Born 1897/12/5. Hereinafter cited as eHealth Sask - Genealogy Index Searches.
  3. [S117] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, W A Anderson, Private 106918, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.) who died on Thursday, 29th August 1918.. Hereinafter cited as CWGC.
  4. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF file): William Alexandra Anderson. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  5. [S3101] Agnes Anderson household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dalesboro, Assiniboia East, The Territories; Page: 7; Family No: 87, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  6. [S5603] Database search, Canada War Grave Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Name: William Alexander Anderson. Hereinafter cited as Circumstances of Casualty.
  7. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Jean Agnes Booth Anderson1,2,3

F, #4562, b. 8 July 1900
Father*William Booth Anderson2 b. c 1864, d. Apr 1900
Mother*Agnes Hume2 b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 1 Mar 1939
Last Edited31 May 2017
     Jean was born on 8 July 1900 in the Dalesboro district, District of Assiniboia (modern Saskatchewan), Canada, Saskatchewan birth registration 1900-43.3,4
     Her name was also recorded as Agnes Jean Anderson.2

Census Data

     Jean Anderson appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Assiniboia East, The Territories in the household of her mother Agnes Anderson.4

Citations

  1. According to her birth registration.
  2. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  3. [S2710] EHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, online eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, Anderson, Jean Agnes Booth; Born: 1900/7/8. Hereinafter cited as eHealth Sask - Genealogy Index Searches.
  4. [S3101] Agnes Anderson household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dalesboro, Assiniboia East, The Territories; Page: 7; Family No: 87, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).

Jesse Walten Cunningham1

M, #4563, b. 16 January 1873, d. 1929
Last Edited4 Dec 2013
     Jesse was born circa 1873 in Ontario, CanadaG.2 Jesse was born on 16 January 1873 in Ontario, CanadaG, enumerated as a farmer and a Methodist.3 Jesse married Agnes Hume in 1904 in Saskatchewan, CanadaG.4,5,2 He died in 1929.6
     His name was also recorded as Jesse Walter Cunningham.4,7

Census Data

     Jesse Walten Cunningham appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Moose Creek No. 3, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1921, enumerated as a farmer.2

Family

Agnes Hume b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 1 Mar 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S3095] Hannah Kathleen Cunningham, Birth on-line - 1519, Birth - Cunningham, Hannah Kathleen (1907), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  2. [S5034] Jesse Cunningham household, 1 June 1921 Canada Census, Provo, Utah, USA, 214 Assiniboia, Sub-District 22, Page 11, Ancestry.com, Jesse Cunningham household.
  3. [S3100] Jesse Cunningham household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, unknown repository address, Schedule 1, unknown repository, Jessie Cunningham household.
  4. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  5. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 612 - Cunningham, Jesse W. and Family.
  6. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 612 f - Cunningham, Jesse W. and family.
  7. [S3099] Edward Watler Cunningham, Birth on-line - 981, Edward Watler (sic) Cunningham (1905), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  8. [S3095] Hannah Kathleen Cunningham, Birth on-line - 1519, Hannah Kathleen Cunningham (1907).

Edward Walter Cunningham1,2,3,4

M, #4564, b. 14 August 1905, d. 8 April 1977
Father*Jesse Walten Cunningham5,4,6 b. 16 Jan 1873, d. 1929
Mother*Agnes Hume5,4,6 b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 1 Mar 1939
Last Edited5 Nov 2016
     Edward was born on 14 August 1904 in the Dalesboro district, Saskatchewan, Canada.7 Edward was born on 14 August 1905 in Manor, Saskatchewan, CanadaG, Saskatchewan birth registration 1905-981.4,6 He died on 8 April 1977 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, CanadaG, at age 71.7

Census Data

     Edward appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Moose Creek No. 3, Saskatchewan, in the household of Jesse Walten Cunningham.6

Citations

  1. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 613 and 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  2. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 613 - Cunningham, Edward Walten and Phyllis.
  3. [S2154] Humphrys - Cunningham Wedding Wedding Announcement, RGM Papers (Mesa, Arizona, USA), p 3 of Janet's Wedding Announcement Album.
  4. [S3099] Edward Watler Cunningham, Birth on-line - 981, Edward Watler (sic) Cunningham (1905), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  5. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 730.
  6. [S5034] Jesse Cunningham household, 1 June 1921 Canada Census, Provo, Utah, USA, 214 Assiniboia, Sub-District 22, Page 11, Ancestry.com, Jesse Cunningham household.
  7. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 613.

Hannah Kathleen Cunningham1

F, #4566, b. 26 June 1907
Father*Jesse Walten Cunningham2,1,3 b. 16 Jan 1873, d. 1929
Mother*Agnes Hume2,1,3 b. 13 Aug 1875, d. 1 Mar 1939
Last Edited11 Jan 2018
     Hannah was born on 26 June 1907 in Manor, Saskatchewan, CanadaG, Saskatchewan birth registration 1907-1519.1,3
     She also went by the name of Kathleen Cunningham.2,3,4 She crossed the border on a temporary visit on 2 October 1942 at Eastport, Boundary County, Idaho, USAG, en route to Vancouver B.C. to visit her brother, Edward Cunningham. She named her sister, Mrs. Clifford Clark of Carlisle (sic) as her closest relative in Canada. She gave her height as 5' and had $4.00.5

Census Data

     Hannah appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Moose Creek No. 3, Saskatchewan, in the household of Jesse Walten Cunningham.3

Citations

  1. [S3095] Hannah Kathleen Cunningham, Birth on-line - 1519, Hannah Kathleen Cunningham (1907), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  2. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  3. [S5034] Jesse Cunningham household, 1 June 1921 Canada Census, Provo, Utah, USA, 214 Assiniboia, Sub-District 22, Page 11, Ancestry.com, Jesse Cunningham household.
  4. [S1540] Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1956, online www.ancestry.com, Kathleen Cunningham, travelling alone (no mention of brother David per his declaration)
    Closest relative in Canada: Sister - Mrs. Clifford Clark. Hereinafter cited as Border Crossings.
  5. [S1540] Border Crossings, online www.ancestry.com, Kathleen Cunningham, travelling alone
    Closest relative in Canada: Sister - Mrs. Clifford Clark.

John McDonald1

M, #4577, b. 13 June 1905
Last Edited27 Apr 2017
     John was born on 13 June 1905 in 34-6-2-W2, Northwest Territories (Saskatchewan), Canada.2

Citations

  1. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  2. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, Prairie Trails to Blacktop, Page 808ff - McDonald, John A.

Phoebe Reed1,2,3

F, #4579
Father*(?) Reed
Last Edited31 Mar 2017

Family

Donald Campbell Kingsbury b. 31 Oct 1877, d. 22 Jun 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  2. [S2329] Nellie May Kingsbury, Birth on-line, Last Name: KINGSBURY; First Name: NELLIE MAY (1904), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  3. [S2330] William Reed Kingsbury, Birth on-line, Last Name: KINGSBURY
    First Name: WILLIAM REED (1905), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  4. [S3103] Ken Kingsbury Family Research, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12464685/, Douglas Campbell Kingsbury. Hereinafter cited as Ken Kingsbury Family Research.
  5. [S3102] Florence Kingsbury, Birth on-line - 4020, Florence Kingsbury (1907), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Nellie May Kingsbury1,2

F, #4580, b. 5 December 1904
Father*Donald Campbell Kingsbury2 b. 31 Oct 1877, d. 22 Jun 1969
Mother*Phoebe Reed1,2
Last Edited9 Aug 2009
     Nellie was born on 5 December 1904 in Manor, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.2

Citations

  1. [S236] Carlyle and District Historical Society, compiler, Prairie Trails to Blacktop: Carlyle and District 1882-1982 (Carlyle, SK: Carlyle and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 730. Hereinafter cited as Prairie Trails to Blacktop.
  2. [S2329] Nellie May Kingsbury, Birth on-line, Last Name: KINGSBURY; First Name: NELLIE MAY (1904), eHealth Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.