CEF Soldier Detail

Private Robert James Steele

Regimental Number:
279888
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
218th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Creemore, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Robert Steele, Father, Creemore, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Spirit River, Alberta
Date of Birth:
September 20, 1873
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
January 31, 1917
Age at enlistment:
44
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
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 r9258 - 20
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 218th Battalion
Private Canadian Railway Troops 8th Railway Battalion
The attestation is described as a re-attestation as the original was unavailable.  This original was for the 218th Battalion and taken in Edmonton on 01 January 1917.  This duplicate dates to 02 October 1917.