CEF Soldier Detail

Private Charles Ferish
Died: May 29, 1915

Regimental Number:
63345
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
14th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
James Ferish, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
January 17, 1885
Trade or Calling:
Cook
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
November 3, 1914
Age at enlistment:
29
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
May 29, 1915
Age at Death:
30
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
New Abbey War Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3056-38
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 23rd Reserve Battalion

He was mentioned in the De Ruvigny Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on the New Abbey War Memorial located in a small enclosure next to the Abbey at New Abbey approximately 6 miles south of Dumfries on the A710 (Derek Robertson, The Scottish War Memorials Forum).