Pte
Roy Ernest Acton

Information about birth

Date of birth:
29/03/1895
Place of birth:
ON, Lambton County, Watford, Canada

General information

Profession:
Banker
Religion:
Methodist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
210057
Enlistment date:
27/11/1915
Enlistment place:
ON, St Catharines, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 21st Bn. (Eastern Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
03/11/1917
Place of death:
Passchendaele, Crest Farm, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
22

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’

Additional information

This soldier was instantly killed by shrapnel from a bursting shell in close support trenches West of Passchendaele on the morning of November 3rd, 1917.