Breithaupt, Wm. W.
Received education at the Kitchener Collegiate Institute, Northwestern College, Naperville, Ill., and the University of Toronto.
Qualified as lieutenant in the infantry at London, Ont. spring of 1916. Served six-month period in the Military Service Department, Y.M.C.A. Exhibition Camp, Toronto.
Uncommissioned and unwarned for draft, reverted to the ranks transferring as gunner to 64th O.S. Field Artillery Battery at Guelph, and serving a six month period there. Proceeded overseas to Fresham Pond Camp, April 1918, and to Milford, Camp Witley, for training. Placed in artillery signals and sent to imperial school subsequently, at Fenny Stratford. Proceeded to France with a wireless draft early fall 1918. Near Mons armistice day, from Valenciennes Marched to Cologne, Germany, with 1st Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column. Seven weeks in the British Army of occupation. Following two months additional service in Belgium, unit repatriated to England March 1919. Subsequently demobilized at Bramshott Camp, Hants, and honourable discharged at Toronto May 1919.