Joseph Forest1

M, #39701
Last Edited27 Aug 2019
     Joseph married Mary (?).1
     He also went by the name of Joe.1

Family

Mary (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Gunner Henry Scott Forest. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Mary (?)1

F, #39702
Last Edited27 Aug 2019
     Mary married Joseph Forest.1
     Mary Forest of Coaticoke, Québec was listed as next-of-kin on Henry's attestation (enlistment) papers.1

Family

Joseph Forest
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Gunner Henry Scott Forest. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Albert Thomas1

M, #39705, b. 6 January 1892
Last Edited9 Nov 2020
     He was born on 6 January 1892 at Glamorganshire, Wales.1
     Asquith and District Honour Roll:
     "Thomas, W.".
Other comments:
     TENTATIVE IDENTIFICATION: This may be Albert Thomas, a defaulter who was a farm hand for N. F. Scott of Juniata (who farmed 10 miles south of Juniata in the Fairholme School District.)2
Canadian Military Service - WWI

     Albert Thomas of Juniata, c/o N. (Norman) F. Scott was conscripted on 11 November 1917 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, assigned to the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment, but failed to report for duty. He did sign his enlistment form on May 17, 1918, indicating he had been located. He lost pay for the period he was absent and was discharged about 4 months later.. He was an unmarried farm hand with no previous military experience. He was described as being 5' 5 1/2"" with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and fair hair. He was assigned regimental number 4097116.1
     On 21 May 1918 he was taken on strength to the 2nd Company, Defaulter. He was sentenced to lose 187 days pay for the period of his absence.1 He was transferred to the Registrar's records as a defaulter for failing to report for service.
End of WWI Military Service section.1

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Albert Thomas, Defaulter. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Richard Tuckett1

M, #39708, b. 3 February 1889
Father*John Tuckett1
Mother*Harriett Bully1
Last Edited6 Jul 2020
     He was born on 3 February 1889 at Compton, Devonshire, England.1
     Asquith and District Honour Roll:
     "Tuckett, T." of Grandora.
Other comments:
     I assume that Richard Tuckett of Grandora is commemorated as T. Tuckett. There are only 4 Tucketts in the WWI CEF records, and this is the closest match.2
Canadian Military Service - WWI

     Richard Tuckett of Grandora was conscripted on 13 December 1917 at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, joining the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment. He was an unmarried farmer. He was described as being 5' 6" with light blue eyes, brown hair and a fair complexion. On his conscription papers he listed his next-of-kin as his mother, Harriett Tuckett of Compton near Paignton, Devonshire. He was assigned regimental number 256304.1
     On 21 January 1918 at St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, he embarked overseas on the "H.M.S. Scotian," arriving at Liverpool on Feb 6th.1
     On 1 May 1918 he joined the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles in France. On Aug 26th while in action at Moncy, he received a shell wound to his neck, and was admitted to hospital on the 27th. He was invalided to England and remained hospitalized until 18 Oct 1918. This wound left him with a scar and a "husky voice." He returned to St. John on the same ship, arriving on Mar. 1, 1919.1 Pte. Richard Tuckett ended military service as part of general demobilization on 31 March 1919 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, He intended to reside c/o J. A. Boomer, Pinkham, Saskatchewan after his discharge..
End of Military Service section.1

     He was included on a passenger manifest for the "Virginian" dated 3 June 1910 arriving at Québec, Québec, Canada, which sailed from Liverpool. He was travelling with his older brother, Albert Tuckett, age 22, and their destination was Winnipeg.3 He filed for a homestead on SW-13-80-8-6 on 8 April 1920 at Spirit River, Alberta, Canada. He was included on a passenger manifest for the "Melita" of the Candian Pacific Rialway line outbound from St. John, New Brunswick dated 22 December 1923 arriving at Southhampton, Hampshire, England. His destination was Compton, near Paignton, Devonshire.4 He was included on a passenger manifest for the "Montclare" of the Candian Pacific Rialway line bound for St. John, New Brunswick dated 15 February 1924 deoarting from Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was accompanied by Florence Tuckett, a domestic, age 21 that was not his spouse. She may have been a sister, or a relative. They came from near Paignton, Devonshire. He was listed as a 33 year old farmer.5

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private Richard Tuckett. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  3. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., Name:     Richard Tuckett.
  4. [S10012] UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 , The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), UK and Ireland, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1890-1960; "Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists...The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England"; cited as "UK & Ireland, IncomingPassenger Lists., Name:     Richard Tuckett.
  5. [S7754] UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 , The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960; "Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists...The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England"; cited as "UK & Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists., Richard and Florence Tuckett (not accompanied by a spouse so maybe sister and brother).

Harriett Bully1,2

F, #39709
Last Edited5 Feb 2020
     Harriett married John Tuckett between January 1885 and March 1885.1
     Harriett Tuckett of Compton near Paignton, Devonshire was listed as next-of-kin on her son Richard's conscription papers; joining the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment.1

Family

John Tuckett
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private Richard Tuckett. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S6718] England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, online England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, John Tuckett & Harriett Bully. Hereinafter cited as England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915.

John Tuckett1

M, #39710
Last Edited5 Feb 2020
     John married Harriett Bully between January 1885 and March 1885.1

Family

Harriett Bully
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private Richard Tuckett. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Philip John Dimmer1

M, #39711, b. 18 April 1898
Mother*Mrs. Alfred Picton1
Last Edited21 Mar 2020
     He was born on 18 April 1898 at London, Middlesex, England.1
     Asquith and District Honour Roll:
     "Dimmer, John" of Saskatoon.
Other comments:
     His military file does not contain any references to Asquith and district. He lived in Saskatoon at the time of his enlistment. With the exception of his inclusion in the Roll of Honour, there is no other refernce to him in the Asquith history book.1

Canadian Military Service - WWI

     Philip John Dimmer of Saskatoon began military service on 25 February 1916 at the age of 17 joining the 65th Battalion. He was an unmarried farmer, although some documents show he was a clerk. He was described as being 5' 5" with a fair complexion, grey eyes and dark brown hair. On his Attestation (enlistment) papers, he listed his next-of-kin as his mother, Mrs. Alfred Picton of Clapham, London, England. He was assigned regimental number 474065.1
     On 10 August 1916 he went to France joining the 8th Battalion. On Nov. 22, 1916 he was recorded as "wounded" with return to duty with a notation of "Shell Shock." Shortly after, he was returned to base camp as a minor. On Jan 10, 1917 he joined the 203rd Battalion.1 Philip John Dimmer ended military service as part of general demobilization on 8 July 1919 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He returned to Saskatoon after his discharge. At some time, his address was changed to Detroit, Michigan.
End of Military Service section.1

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private Philip John Dimmer. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Mrs. Alfred Picton1

F, #39712
Last Edited28 Aug 2019
     Mrs. Alfred Picton of Clapham, London, England was listed as next-of-kin on her son Philip's attestation (enlistment) papers.1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private Philip John Dimmer. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

James Taylor1

M, #39713, b. 14 December 1884
Father*Robert Taylor1
Mother*Mary (?)1
Last Edited23 Mar 2020
     He was born on 14 December 1884 at Aberdeen, Scotland.1
     Introductory Overview:
     James Taylor of Juniata P.O. is not included in the Asquith and District Honour Roll for WWI.
Other comments:
     At the time of his enlistment he was an unmarried grain buyer. Such common names are difficult to researach, so I have no other details at this time.1
Canadian Military Service - WWI

     James Taylor of Juniata P.O. was conscripted on 27 May 1918 at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, joining the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment. He was an unmarried grain buyer. He was described as being 5' 7" with a fair complexion, blue eyess and fair hair. On his conscription papers he listed his next-of-kin as his father, Robert Taylor of Skene P.O., Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was assigned regimental number 269392.1
     On 28 July 1918 at Montréal, Québec, Canada, he embarked for England, arriving at Liverpool on Aug 5th. On Aug 22nd he joined the 15th Canadian Reserve Battalion.1 Pte. James Taylor ended military service as part of general demobilization on 25 June 1919 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He proposed to go to Cut Knife after his discharge. His service file also includes a Calgary address at some unspecified date..
End of Military Service section.1

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private James Taylor. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Robert Taylor1

M, #39714
Last Edited28 Aug 2019
     Robert married Mary (?).1
     Robert Taylor of Skene P.O., Aberdeenshire, Scotland was listed as next-of-kin on his son James's conscription papers; joining the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment.1

Family

Mary (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private James Taylor. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Mary (?)1

F, #39715
Last Edited28 Aug 2019
     Mary married Robert Taylor.1

Family

Robert Taylor
Child

Citations

  1. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Private James Taylor. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.

Jane (?)1

F, #39716
Last Edited28 Aug 2019
     Jane married William Lake.1

Family

William Lake b. Jan 1859, d. 31 Jan 1939
Child

Citations

  1. [S112] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Private Thomas Henry Lake. Hereinafter cited as CWGC.

John Mai1

M, #39717
Last Edited29 Aug 2019
     John married Augustina (?).1
     In the obituary of Lydia Gutsch who died 11 January 1988, her father, John Mai was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Augustina (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S9575] Deaths: Gutsch, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jan 12, 1988, Page 25, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lydia Gutsch née Mai. Hereinafter cited as Star Phoenix.

Augustina (?)1

F, #39718
Last Edited11 Sep 2019
     Augustina married John Mai.1
     In the obituary of Lydia Gutsch who died 11 January 1988, her mother, Augustina (?) was listed as predeceased.1

Family

John Mai
Child

Citations

  1. [S9575] Deaths: Gutsch, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jan 12, 1988, Page 25, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Lydia Gutsch née Mai. Hereinafter cited as Star Phoenix.

Mabel Hall Prior (?)1

F, #39719, b. circa 1913, d. 20 August 1997
Last Edited29 Aug 2019
     She was born circa 1913.1
     She died on 20 August 1997 at Burlington, Ontario, Canada.1
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared Ottawa Citizen published in Ottawa, Ontario, 22 August 1997 .1

Citations

  1. [S9578] Deaths: Sherwood, Mabel Hall, The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario, Aug 22, 1997, Page 44, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Mabel Prior Hall Sherwood. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Citizen.

Chris Kohrs1

M, #39720
Last Edited7 Nov 2020
     Chris married Marie Harlman.2

Family

Marie Harlman
Child

Citations

  1. [S5536] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 (Publisher: State Historical Society of Iowa), Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Walter Edward Kohrs & Edna Laura Zummach.
  2. [S5536] "Iowa, Marriage Records", online Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940: Walter Edward Kohrs & Edna Laura Zummach; I read his mother's surname as Harlman.
  3. [S10959] Miss Edna Zummach, Walter E. Kohrs Will Marry Feb. 8, Burlington Daily Hawk Eye Gazette, Burlington, Iowa, 26 Jan 1935, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspaper Archive, A class="ext" href="https://newspaperarchive.com/IIPViewerWeb/webresources/getclip/0/0/202011071448345084.jpg">Upcoming Wedding: Kohrs - Zummach/A. Hereinafter cited as Burlington Daily Hawk Eye Gazette.