Information about birth

Date of birth:
05/12/1896
Place of birth:
Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada

General information

Last known residence:
32 Strachan Street, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Profession:
Solderer
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
636919
Enlistment date:
8/02/1916
Enlistment place:
Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 2nd Bn. (Eastern Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
06/11/1917
Place of death:
Bellevue, Passchendaele, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
20

Memorial

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

Points of interest 4

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

My story

"Previously reported wounded and missing, now reported killed in Action" From information available this soldier was wounded in the head, shoulder and leg by shrapnel, during an attack on the left of Passchendaele village. He was last seen going back to Headquarters. A report was later received that his body was buried in the vicinity where the casualty occured. No further details are available as to the actual circumstances of death.

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