Thomas Frederick Stevenson signature

Thomas Frederick Stevenson, an electrician, was drafted into the army in Toronto under the Military Service Act. He was born in Deseronto on December 13th, 1896, the son of John Stevenson and Emma Etta (née Luffman). The family were still in Deseronto in 1911, but by the time Thomas was conscripted they were living in Toronto, at 54 Hamilton Street.

Stevenson joined the 71st Battery of the Canadian Field Artillery with the regimental number 342265. He was five feet ten inches tall, with a fair complexion, blue-grey eyes and auburn hair. He survived the war and married Emma Adele Bowles in Toronto on June 20th, 1923. Information from an Ancestry family tree suggests that he died on July 5th, 1961.

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