Shaver Eadie


27 Mar 1859 - 02 Mar 1916

Nationality: Canadian
Country of Service: Canada
Branch of Service: Army
Unit: North-West Rebellion & Militia Service: 90th Battalion Winnipeg Rifles
First World War: 8th Battalion
Final Rank: North-West Rebellion & Militia Service: Sergeant
First World War: Captain
Dates Served: North-West Rebellion & Militia Service: 1885 - 1890
First World War: 22 Sep 1914 - 02 Mar 1916
Where Served: Canada & Europe
Comments: Served as a Sgt. with the 90th Battalion Winnipeg Rifles from 1885 - 1890, taking part in the North-West Rebellion. He enlisted 22 Sep 1914, lying about his age by saying that he was 45 rather than 55. He served with the 8th Battalion and died of wounds 02 Mar 1916.
He is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension - Nord, France.
View the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commemoration

Here is a copy of Shaver Eadie's service file.
View a Poem of Tribute written by Pte. Richard G. Holmes
  Shaver Eadie's Memorial Page.  

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