Blakely, Arthur M. (A. M. / AMcAmmond)

Rank Captain
Unit # CAMC, 186th
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Captain Arthur M. Blakely was a Lieutenant in the 24th. Kent Regiment, Chatham. He joined the University Officer’s Training Corps, Toronto, in the Fall of 1914, and one year later volunteered in the R.A.M.C. Toronto.

Captain Arthur M. Blakely was appointed Medical Officer of the 186th. Battalion in the Spring of 1916, going overseas with this unit the latter part of March. On arrival in England he was sent to Westonhanger and a short time later to the Convalescent Hospital, Epsom.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE, Park Street Methodist Church, Books of Remembrance for the Great War 1914 - 18. At St. Andrews UC, Chatham - January 2010 (29-09-1918), Park Street Methodist Church, Books of Remembrance for the Great War 1914 - 18. At St. Andrews UC, Chatham - January 2010 (01-07-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (14-01-1915), Chatham Daily Planet (07-10-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (11-10-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (20-02-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (08-06-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (16-06-1919), Victor Lauriston - Romantic Kent - The Story of a County 1626-1952
Height 5' 7 1/2''
Eye Colour Blue
Age 32
Complexion Fair
Hair Light Brown
Race White
Birthplace Madoc, Ontario.
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment House Surgeon in the Sick Children's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted May, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. Lavina Blakely, Chatham, Ontario.

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