Harold Eastman

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
773044
Unit at enlistment: 
125th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Brantford, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
311 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
311 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Machine hand
Religious denominations: 
Methodist
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
18

Letters and documents

BX April 17, 1917

More Casualties Now Reported

Privates Roy Wesley Tyrrell and Harold Eastman of Brantford are both reported wounded in today’s casualty list. That Major Thomas Roy Coleman of Farringdon P.O., was slightly wounded is officially reported in today’s list. It is presumed that both the men mentioned are former members of the first Brant County Battalion.. Roy Tyrrell was a telegrapher, single and formerly a resident at 81 Grey Street. He is reported by official cable received by his mother to be in No. 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, with a gunshot wound in the left foot. His brother is in France and his father was invalided out of the 215th Battalion. Harold Eastman is a married man who formerly resided at 203 Chatham Street.

The wounding of Private Arthur Thomas Menhennet was reported a few days ago in the casualty list. He enlisted in Brantford, but his next of kin lives in England. Before enlisting he worked at the Verity Plow Works and was connected with the Wesley Church Choir.

BX April 18, 1917

Further Details

Private Harold Eastman, whose name appeared in yesterday’s casualty list as wounded, is a son of Fred Eastman of this city. He is a single man, and prior to enlisting had been living at 311 Dalhousie Street, and not at 203 Chatham Street, as reported in the Expositor yesterday.

BX September 14, 1918

Mrs. Maud Eastman, 186 Brock Street, has received word that her son, Private Harold Eastman had been admitted to Le Treport Hospital on Sept. 5 with a gunshot wound in the left hand. This is the second time wounded, he having left Brantford with the 125th Battalion, going to France with the first draft.