1914/15 TRIO & 2 Officially Numbered LAPEL BADGES to 69892 PTE Charles A. STEVENS 26th CAN.INF. Shell-shocked on the Somme 1/10/16 & Wounded 2/5/17. Returned to Blighty with Influenza 15/5/17 & discharged to Canada 15/3/19

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69892 PTE C.A.STEVENS 26/CAN.INF. (on star)

69892 PTE C.A.STEVENS 26-CAN.INF. (on pair)



Charles A Stevens


Born St.John, New Brunswick


Attested 30/11/14


Arrived UK 24/6/15 on board S.S.Caledonia


To France 13/9/15


Reported Wounded on the Somme & was sent to 10th Canadian Field Ambulance with Shell Shock 1/10/16


Suffered a Gun Shot Wound to his left arm 2/5/17


Invalided to Blighty with Influenza 15/5/17


Admitted to Woodcote Park Military Convalescent Hospital, Epsom with Trench Fever 12/10/17


Discharged to Canada 15/3/19


Died 1939


With 2 original enamelled lapel badges:-


1. Obverse: 'CEF - FOR SERVICE AT THE FRONT'

1. Reverse: Officially Numbered: 130111; 'Penalty for misuse 500 Dollars or six months imprisonment'

Note: His papers confirm this is the correctly numbered badge that was issued to him when he was discharged


2. Obverse: 'BRITISH EMPIRE SERVICE LEAGUE - CANADIAN LEGION'

2. Reverse: Officially Numbered: 10187 & engraved 'E.M.Stevens' (relation?)


To view his 68 page C.E.F. Service Papers - Click Here & then download his Digitized service file in PDF format



With 2 pages Attestation Papers & C.E.F. Discharge Certificate which confirms his badge number


Condition: Toned GVF