Information about birth

Date of birth:
02/04/1896
Place of birth:
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Cabinet Maker
Religion:
Presbyterian

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
491307
Enlistment date:
16/08/1915
Enlistment place:
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 7th Bn. (1st British Columbia)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
25/07/1916
Place of death:
The Bluff, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
20

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 18 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Previously reported Missing, now Killed in Action" From information available, he was killed by the explosion of an enemy mine under the trench in which he was on duty.

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