Pte
Joseph Marian Ames

Information about birth

Date of birth:
14/01/1894
Place of birth:
Boise, Idaho, Ada County, United States of America

General information

last known residence:
Birnie, Manitoba, Canada
Profession:
Labourer
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
1000995
Enlistment date:
24/02/1916
Enlistment place:
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 78th Bn. (Winnipeg Grenadiers)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
30/10/1917
Place of death:
Hillside Farm, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
23

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 4

#1 Place of birth
#2 Last known residence
#3 Enlistment place
#4 ‘Place of death’

My story

Killed in Action. This soldier was instantly killed by a bullet through the heart. He fell about one hundred yards in advance of the "jumping off trench".

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