CEF Soldier Detail

Gunner Joseph Rickson Howell
Died: January 1, 1975

Regimental Number:
1251211
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
78th Depot Battery
Company:
Place of Birth:
Paris, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Harold H. Howell; cousin; Ontario, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Birth:
November 16, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
April 4, 1917
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 1, 1975
Age at Death:
86
Buried at:
Grand Prairie Cemetery, Grand Prairie, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
Wembley, Alberta
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 4555 - 11
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Gunner Canadian Field Artillery 78th Depot Battery

Date of death on grave marker indicates only 1975, day and month not known

Also grave marker indicates he was born in 1886 rather than 1888 as is shown on his attestation.