CEF Soldier Detail

Private Joseph H. Coward
Died: June 5, 1948

Regimental Number:
432972
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
49th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Everton,Liverpool,
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Mrs J E Farrington, Preston, Lancs.England, mother
Address at Enlistment:
Grouard, Alberta
Date of Birth:
April 16, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Grouard, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
January 29, 1915
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
35 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 5, 1948
Age at Death:
67
Buried at:
Beechmount Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta
Plot:
0202 0013
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150 Accession 1992-93/166 Box 2070-47
Research Notes

Previous military service - 5th Lancs., Fusiliers (Militia) England.

Information inserted by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, July 10, 2017.

Sources: Attestation documents, Military Grave Marker, National Archives, Ottawa files 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 49th Battalion

Arrived England - June 14, 1915, onto France October 9, 1915.

Discharged from army service March 13, 1919, Toronto.