Lt John Charles/Challice Wakefield MC


1890 Apr 13. Born Dundalk Ireland from his Canadian Enlistment, but I believe that he was born in England. John Challice Wakefield - his USA arrival in 1922 confirms this.

1891 Census at Stone, Staffs

1901 census at 33 Woodlawn Av, Pottinger, Co Down

1911 census

1915 Jan 29. Attested in Canadian Exp Force

1917 Aug 17 Commissioned Lt.

1919 Oct 4. MC Gazetted

1920 Nov 22 Joined ADRIC with service no 1085. Posted to K Coy

1920 Dec 11. His movements on the night of the Burning of Cork

1921 Jan 6 Involved in arrest of Darcy in Cork

1921 Mar 19. Posted to H Coy

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Sep 19. Leaves UK for USA He is a Motor Engineer going to Pennsylvania for "2 or 3 months" His UK address is his mothers as on his Canadian attestation. It also says he was born in Staffordshire.

1930 USA Census He is a Salesman living in Chicago

I cannot find him after that.