CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal Emile Desilets

Regimental Number:
628057
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
16th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ste. Camile, Wolf County, Quebec
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Oscar Desilets of Ste. Camile, Wolf County, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
February 3, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Vernon, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
June 28, 1915
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet Inches
Chest:
40 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
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:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2465 - 74
Research Notes
47th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Corporal Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 47th Battalion
Prior service wiht 11th Regiment, Irish Fusiliers of Canada. Died at Vancouver December 12, 1955.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Conduct Medal