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. He is living with a "companion" - Frances J James

1942 Draft Card

1950 US Census. He is a Grinder & Widower, living in Cook Co, Illinois

1978 Jan 21 Died

ame John Wakefield
Social Security Number 351-03-9612
Birth Date 13 Apr 1893
Issue year Before 1951
Issue State Illinois
Last Residence 60651, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Last Benefit 60651, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Death Date Jan 1978
Name John Wakefield
Sex Male
Age 84
Address 5609 W Lemoyne
Birth Date 13 Apr 1893
Birthplace , , England
Marital Status Single
Occupation Laborer
Race White
Informant's Name Rose Nogelbach
Event Type Death
Event Date 21 Jan 1978
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Entry Number 601881
Cemetery Illinois Demonstrators Assn
Funeral Home Alex Carbonara Funeral Home