Source: Per post of headstone of this soldier by Greg Melanson from the 18th Battalion Facebook Group.
This soldier enlisted with the 81st Battalion at Toronto, Ontario on January 3, 1916. He was married to Ida Matilda Frances Bavington. He indicated prior experience in the Y.R. and 5-years with the RNMP. He arrived on England on May 6, 1916. He was transferred to active service with the 18th Battalion on June 29, 1916. Within a month he was ill and transferred for treatment in England where he was eventually released from service in February 1918 at Toronto, Ontario.