Pte
Edward William Archer

Information about birth

Date of birth:
06/01/1895
Place of birth:
Surrey, Lambeth, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Farmer
Religion:
Roman Catholic

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
A/10078
Enlistment date:
22/02/1915
Enlistment place:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 2nd Bn. (Eastern Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
26/04/1916
Place of death:
Hill 60, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
21

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." This soldier was one of those occupying the section of a trench blown up by an enemy mine. He is believed to have been buried in the debris.

More information 2