CEF Soldier Detail

Private George McCall
Died: August 19, 1918

Regimental Number:
178248
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
87th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Dumfries
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
aunt,Janet McCall, Hoch,Lockerbie, Dumfries-shire.
Address at Enlistment:
Barber's Bay, Ontario
Date of Birth:
November 15, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Engineer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
South Porcupine, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
February 18, 1916
Age at enlistment:
22
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 19, 1918
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Hillside Cemetery, France
Plot:
II. C. 3.
Commemorated:
New Abbey War Memorial
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6603-59
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 87th Battalion
The Memorial can be found in a small enclosure next to the Abbey at New Abbey approximately 6 miles south of Dumfries on the A710 (Derek Robertson, The Scottish War Memorials Forum).