CEF Soldier Detail

Private Patrick Riel
Died: January 14, 1916

Regimental Number:
1295
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
8th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Chelsea, Quebec
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Miss Catherine Riel, Maniwaki, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 17, 1876
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Widow(er)
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
August 27, 1914
Age at enlistment:
38
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 14, 1916
Age at Death:
39
Buried at:
Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Plot:
III. B. 39.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Metis
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r8274 - 11
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 8th Battalion
TypeDateDescription
Newspaper Extract 1/20/1917 Nephew of Louis Riel - Metis Sharpshooter, Accounted for 30 Germans before his death.