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Colonel Dennis, CEF


Stellan Bojerud

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I have found out that a Colonel Dennis should have been Head of Department Informations in the Canadian Expeditionary Force to Siberia 1918-19.

But I have no given names and there are som many with the name Dennis in CEF, so I sould be very grateful for help solving this question.

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Fantastic!

Thanks a lot!

Stellan

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I think he ended the war with a CMG (Companion of the Order of St.Michael & St.George) and a Mention in Despatches.

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Hello Stellan

Here's an entry from a Canadian book dated 1921 titled. "Who's Who And Why". It looks like the same person.

The abbreviation C.E. would be Civil Engineer but I don’t know about D.T.S. His entry in this issue looks as if it hadn't been updated since pre war as there is no mention of his war record.

Best regards

Koots

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Thanks a lot!

Still curious. John Stoughton Dennis was thus born in 1856. He was then 63 years old in 1919. Is it likely that a man of that age joined CEF Siberia?

Stellan

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Thanks a lot!

Still curious. John Stoughton Dennis was thus born in 1856. He was then 63 years old in 1919. Is it likely that a man of that age joined CEF Siberia?

Stellan

The answer is: affirmative.

The Library and Archives Canada have put the attestation papers of most men who served in the CEF online:

Col. J.S. Dennis

As you can see it's your man, he was in the reserves and joined the CEF S. I presume the S. is for Siberia ;)

So he saw previous military service....it all fits.

Cheers, Michael

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Koots wrote:

The abbreviation C.E. would be Civil Engineer but I don’t know about D.T.S.

Dolby Theatre Systems? :D or Dominion Topographical Surveyor?

Cheers, Michael

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Thank you!

Thereby this question is solved. Now I just have to trace down a wild bunch of Russian Generals.

Greetings,

Stellan

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Red or white generals Stellan?

Shoot and try us, there might be a russian General expert running around the Forum, you never know...

Cheers, Michael

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Shoot and try us, there might be a russian General expert running around the Forum, you never know...

Yes, you never know where you will find the answers...

Those are whites:

1) MjGen Pavel Pavlovitch Ivanov-Rinov (in Vladivostok Feb 1919)

2) Gen(?) Romanovsky (in Siberia spring 1919)

3) Col Labuntsev, CO 1st Siberian Assault Div May 1919

MjGen Grigorij Semenov (1890-1945) I have sucessfully collected info about.

Greetings

Stellan

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There is a person named Peter Broznitsky from the CEF Study Group who is doing a lot of research on Russian soldiers in the CEF.

If you go to this discussion forum [ http://www.cefresearch.com ] you should be able to make contact with Peter. He is one of the moderators.

Regards

Borden Battery [and friend of GrandsonMicheal]

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