Herbert Henry Weeks, CEF, MM

1887 Jan 23. Born Windsor, Berks

1891 census at St Leonards, Oakley Green, Bray, Braywood

1901 census He is not with his parents at Bailiffs Lodge, Clewer Without, Windsor, Berks. He is in London, a Drapers Apprentice at Wallis & Co Lmtd, Holborn, St Andrew, Holborn Below The Bars

1902 Apr 19 Enlists with 5 Lancers. Claims born 1884

1902 Oct 20. Dismissed from 5th Lancers because of mis-statement of age.

He claims to have been in 1st Royal Dragoons for 8 years, as a medic.

1911 census at 120 St Leonards Road, Windsor

1912 May 27 Arrives in Canada on SS Tunisian from UK. A farm labourer going to Winnipeg to settle

1914 Sep 23. Enlisted in Canada. He was a policeman in Vancouver. Claims born 1886

1915 Aug 24 . 16241 Serjeant Herbert Henry Weeks, 7th Canadian Infantry Battalion. Cross of the Order of Saint George, 3rd Class. Sergt. Weeks of Vancouver Gets the Russian Order of St. George. Canadian Associated Press Cable. Grand Duke Michael of Russia has invested Sergt. H. H. Weeks of the 7th Canadian Battalion, formerly of the Vancouver police force, with the Russian Order of St. George, granted him by the Czar for bravery at Ypres.

1916 Apr 6. Married in London

1916 Sep 1. Gazetted MM . 16241 Sjt. H. H. Weeks, Canadian Inf.

1917 Jul 1. Can. Inf. Bns. The undermentioned to be temp. Lts.:No. 16241 Serjt. H. H. Weeks.

1917 Sep 13 Canadian Forestry Corps. The undermentioned temp. Lts. to be temp. Lts.: H. H. Weeks, from a Can. Inf. Bn.

1919 May 2. Canadian Forestry Corps. The undermentioned temp. Lts. retire in the British Isles: H. H. Weeks, M.M.

1920 Jul 20. Joined ADRIC with service number 28

1920 Aug 18. Resigned ADRIC. Paid to this date. (Gough #27 also resigned this date). His record notes that he was "adversely reported on" I suspect that they both went to Canada together after this

 

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