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Charles Clarke Ballantyne

Male 1890 - 1960  (70 years)


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  • Name Charles Clarke Ballantyne 
    Born 24 Jan 1890  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - R. C. A. M. C.  [1
    • Battalion: Westcliffe Eye and Ear Hospital
      Next of Kin: Prof. James B. Ballantyne, Father, 262 St. George St., Toronto, Ontario
      Date of Enlistment: May 10, 1916
      Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps Westcliffe Eye and Ear Hospital
      CaptainCanadian Army Medical Corps2nd Training Depot
    Military WW2 - reserve 24th Field Ambulance 
    Occupation Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doctor 
    Occupation 1916  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    physician 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-76871 
    Died 9 May 1960  [2
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I76871  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2019 

    Father Ballantyne,   b. CA 1860, Of, London, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F53050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [3
    Children 
     1. Dr. Thomas Whitson Ballantyne,   b. 1893, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1948  (Age 55 years)
     2. Dr. James Ballantyne
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F47882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1890 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - physician - 1916 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1918 - Folkestone, , Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Marriage Notice
    Marriage Notice
    Toronto Star 25 Jan 1918

  • Notes 
    • BALLANTYNE, CHARLES CLARK was born in London, the son of Professor James Ballantyne, once Moderator of the Presbyterian Church. He was educated at Harbord Collegiate, at St. Andrews College, Aurora, and received his degree in Medicine from the University of Toronto in 1914. He served overseas in the R. C. A. M. C. for the duration of hostilities, and on his return went into ophthalmology and otolaryngology. He practiced for a few months in Kitchener with Dr. William Wallace before opening his own office in Galt. In addition to his appointments to the local hospitals, he received the appointment as Honorary Oculist, Canadian National Institute for the Blind. In World War Two he served in the reserve with the 24th, Field Ambulance. He died suddenly on May 9, 1960, and was survived by his son, Dr. James Ballantyne, and two daughters.1a

      Doctors in Waterloo 1852-1925 by Dr. Alexander D. Campbell 1986

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      Charles Clarke Ballantyne was born Jan. 24, 1890, in London, Ont. Later he removed to Toronto, and acquired his preliminary education at St. Andrew's College. After matriculating from Harbord Collegiate in 1907 he spent one year in Arts, but later decided to enter Medicine, and joined the Year of '14.

      Torontonensis 1914, published by the Students' Administrative Council THE YEAR BOOK OF THE STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

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      DR. CHARLES CLARKE BALLANTYNE ('01 - '05) On March 9th, 1960, Dr. Charles Ballantyne died in Galt, Ontario, where he had practised for many years. He served in the First War as a Captain in the Medical Corps. He had been a regular contributor to the Old Boys' Foundation over the past six years.3a

      3aSt. Andrew's College Review, 1959-1960

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Name: BALLANTYNE, CHARLES CLARKE Rank: CPT Date of Birth: 24/01/1890 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 396 - 47 Item Number:22677, b. London, Canada

    2. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Ballantyne/ Charles Clarke Ballantyne M. D./ Jan. 24, 1890-Mar. 9, 1960/ his beloved wife/ Katherine Gretchen Kelly/ Sept. 21, 1888-Feb. 4, 1978/ (Veteran's cross)

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