Pte
William Averill

Information about birth

Date of birth:
18/03/1875
Place of birth:
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

General information

last known residence:
ON, Toronto, Winfield ave, 12, Canada
Profession:
Machinist
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
135256
Enlistment date:
28/07/1915
Enlistment place:
ON, Toronto, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 1st Bn. (Ontario Regiment)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
05/06/1916
Place of death:
Mount Sorrel, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
41

Memorial

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

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 an enemy shell which fell on his dugout.

More information 2