CEF Soldier Detail

Sapper William Douglas Reid
Died: March 4, 1916

Regimental Number:
502120
Survived War:
Not Specified
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
Canadian Engineers
Company:
Place of Birth:
Dungannon, County Tyrone
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Eliza Reid; mother; Derryfubble, Moy, County Tyrone, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
# 6 Firehall, Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
May 29, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Trackman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
October 30, 1915
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
6 Feet 1 1/2 Inches
Chest:
40 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
March 4, 1916
Age at Death:
27
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 1Box 8180 - 23
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper Canadian Engineers Canadian Engineers
He served in the Canadian Overseas Construction Corps. He died on 4 March 1916. He is believed to be buried in Pinehill Cemetery, Mattawa, ON, but the cemetery has no record. However, the cemetery records indicate that there is an unmarked grave of a Private.