CEF Soldier Detail

Private Ben Harold Walton

Regimental Number:
883715
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
187th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Magnetawan, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Howard Leslie Walton; father; 1786 - 7 Ave. West, Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Birth:
February 9, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Cook
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sarcee Camp, Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
October 7, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Unknown
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10065 - 40
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 187th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment
3205938 - Volunteered at Calgary, Alberta on January 24, 1918 into 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment.  Previously served in 187th Battalion - discharged deafness.  Howard Walton, father, now lives at 10549 - 126 St., Edmonton, Alberta.  Occupation now student.