John William Alexander Balfour, Canadians


1889 Dec 16. Born. Chertsey, Surrey

1891 census at Millfield, House, Tamworth with his grandparents

1894 Aug 3 of John William Alexander Balfour . Baptism Place Wimbledon, Surrey, England Father Arthur Harry Balfour Mother Kathleen Balfour

I then lose him until 1914 in Canada

1914 Sep 23. Attests to Canadian Exp. Force at Valcartier. He is an Electrical Engineer.

1916 Dec 6. Can. Engrs. The initials of Lt. J. W. A. Balfour are as now shown, and not as in Gaz. of 6 Dec. 1916.

1918 Jul/Sep Married in London to Anne Louise Grace Mackay

1919 Aug 14. Canadian Engineers. The undermentioned temp. Lts. retire in the British Isles: — J. W. A. Balfour.

1921 May 19. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 1977. Posted to R Coy

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register Living at 40 Waburn House Homer Street , St Marylebone, London with wife Florence M (born 1 Oct 1900) . He is a Engineer Electrical Railway Signals

1943 Apr 3. GB Patent 551661 Improvements in or relating to remote electric switch control means for railway signals and points

1973 Oct/Dec Died in Maidstone, Kent.