CEF Soldier Detail

Private Daniel Francis Gienow
Died: April 9, 1917

Regimental Number:
925497
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
5th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Killalou, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Daniel Gienow, father. Balgonie, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Hazlet, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
January 22, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Estevan, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
March 11, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
37 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Attack on Vimy Ridge
Date of Death:
April 9, 1917
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Nine Elms Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
III. A. 20.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

152nd Battalion Nominal Roll

 

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Private Daniel Francis Gienow,

Sailed from Halifax on SS Missanabie Oct 3, 1916.

Disembarked at Liverpool on Oct 13, 1916.

Arrived in France C.B.D (Canadian Base Detail) Nov 28, 1916.

Left C.B.D. Nov 29, 1916.

Arrived in the field with the 5th Battalion on Dec 2, 1916. 

Killed in Action on Apr 9, 1917, the first day of the offensive to take Vimy Ridge.  Assume he was among the initial 80 burials at the Nine Elms Cemetery since they were all killed on the first day of the offensive.

Brother of Samuel Gienow 269716