CEF Soldier Detail

Private John Henry (Harry) Folliott
Died: November 2, 1918

Regimental Number:
541185
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Corps Cyclists
Battalion:
Divisional Cyclists Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
King, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Agnes Folliott, Mother, 150 Riverdale Ave., Toronto,Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
150 Riverdale Ave., Toronto,Ontario
Date of Birth:
April 3, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
February 14, 1916
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
On the MONS ROAD.
Date of Death:
November 2, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Aulnoy Communal Cemetery, France
Plot:
D.1. 1.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 3172 - 32
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Corps Cyclists Divisional Cyclists Company

Son of Agnes Folliott, of 150, Riverdale Avenue, Toronto, and the late .John Folliott. Born at King, Ontario.

From the Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion War Diary dated November 2, 1918: "Lieut. Wilson with 18 other ranks had orders to establish contact with the enemy and to occupy a post on the MONS ROAD. A patrol went forward to E.4.d.S.3 but came under heavy machine gun fire and three men were killed, the remainder manned a post at E.10.b.10.95 until relieved by 72nd Battalion at 0800 hours."

8 November 2017 (BWM) - A photograph of this soldier can be found in St. John's Presbyterian Church, 415 Broadview Avenue, Toronto as one of 33 of men associated with the congregation and paid the supreme sacrifice.