CEF Soldier Detail

Private Frederick James Smith
Died: January 6, 1917

Regimental Number:
101092
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Canadian Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ottawa Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
W R Smith Castelton Park Staten Island New York New York USA
Address at Enlistment:
Edmonton Alberta
Date of Birth:
February 20, 1883
Trade or Calling:
Homesteader
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 22, 1915
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 6, 1917
Age at Death:
33
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
Canadian Virtual War Museum
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 9042 - 4
Research Notes
Frederick James Smith had previous Military service with the 43rd Ottawa and Carleton Battalion of Rifles in 1900 and he joined the 66th Battalion (Edmonton Guards)on 22 July 1915. The 66thh Edmonton Battalion CEF  was authorized on 20 April 1915 and sailed for Britain on 28 April 1916 and became part of the 9th Reserve Battalion CEF on 7 July 1916.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Infantry

Private Frederick James Smith the son of John Smith and Martha Martin is buried in Ottawa Beechwood Cemetery at Section 29 Lot 44.