Hon. Captain Frederick Lambert Stephenson was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England in June 1863.


A resident in Quamichan, British Columbia, Frederick signed on in March 1916, then advanced in years amongst his peers, at the age of 52.


A Church of England Minister at the time of signing on, Frederick attested into the 103rd Battalion as Chaplain on March 27th, 1916, in Victoria, British Columbia.


The only man to be transferred to the 4th CMR from the 103rd Battalion, Frederick found himself in the field with the 4th CMR on October 8th, 1918, at a time when the regiment was assisting the Engineers with bridging activities in the successful action against Cambrai, which lasted from the 1st to the 10th.


Serving as one of 14 clergymen in the 4th CMR, Hon. Captain Frederick Lambert Stephenson survived the war and was struck of strength from the 4th CMR on February 10th, 1919.


Service details from the 4th CMR Regimental History, S. G. Bennett, 1926


Additional biography details from Hon. Captain Stephenson's attestation papers, Library and Archives Canada.


Biography excerpt courtesy of Mike Kavanagh.