Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Dr. Thomas Whitson Ballantyne

Male 1893 - 1948  (55 years)


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  • Name Thomas Whitson Ballantyne 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 1893  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - 43rd. Field Ambulance 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Doctor, Medical 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1921  60 Weber St. E. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-320768 
    Died 19 Jan 1948 
    Person ID I320768  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2019 

    Father Charles Clarke Ballantyne,   b. 24 Jan 1890, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1960  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Katherine Gretchen Kelly,   b. 21 Sep 1888,   d. 4 Feb 1978  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1918  Folkestone, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F47882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1893 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor, Medical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BALLANTYNE, THOMAS WHITSON, was a brother of Dr. Charles Ballantyne of Galt. He was born in Stratford in 1893. His preliminary education was obtained there, and in 1916 he graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. During the war he served with the 43rd. Field Ambulance.

      After the war he practised in Kitchener for a year, then moved to Woodstock. He maintained an interest in military affairs, being Medical Officer for the Oxford Rifles. He belonged to the St. John's Ambulance Association, becoming Divisional Surgeon for Division No. 91. He was a member and president for one term of the Woodstock horticulturist Society. He was a former member of the Y-Beaver Minstrels of Woodstock, was active in local and county medical affairs, was a member of the Canadian Legion, the Woodstock Rotary Club, and the Masons.

      He died on January 19, 1948, being survived by his wife one daughter and one son.

      From: Doctors in Waterloo County 1852-1925 by Alexander D. Campbell

  • Sources 
    1. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub District 29 Page 14.

    2. [S1446] News - ON, York, Toronto - Toronto Star, "Toronto Girl Weds in Folkestone," 25 Jan 1918.