CEF Soldier Detail

Private Alexander Watson

Regimental Number:
258511
Survived War:
Not Specified
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
211th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Medicine Hat, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs F. C. Shams?; sister; North Battleford, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Gleichen, Alberta
Date of Birth:
February 18, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Rancher
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Gleichen, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
June 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10128 - 27
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 211th Battalion
Next of kin crossed out - Robert Watson; brother; New Westminster, British Columbia