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
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
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