Pte
James Symington Wilcox Ironside

Information about birth

Date of birth:
18/08/1885
Place of birth:
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada

General information

Profession:
Clerk
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
7987
Enlistment date:
22/09/1914
Enlistment place:
Valcartier Camp, Quebec, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 2nd Bn. (Eastern Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
22/04/1915
Place of death:
Vanheule Farm, Langemark, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
29

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 10 - 18 - 26 - 28.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." During the retirement at Ypres he was shot through the heart by a bullet and killed while attempting to get over the parados.

More information 2