CEF Soldier Detail

Private Joseph Cardwell
Died: February 4, 1917

Regimental Number:
180596
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
47th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ballynakelly, Tyrone
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Mrs Margaret Cardwell, Lake Rd., P.O.Maywood, B.C.
Address at Enlistment:
Lake Road, Saanich, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
June 5, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Victoria, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
November 16, 1915
Age at enlistment:
34
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
40 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Carency
Date of Death:
February 4, 1917
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
Villers Station Cemetery, France
Plot:
V. B. 1.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1483-11
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
88th Battalion Nominal Roll
July 2017 - 5 clasp QSA, BWM/VM pair, Memorial Cross, Memorial Plaque and dog tags sold on eBay.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 47th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 88th Battalion
1 1/2 years previous service with Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa receiving Queen's South Africa Medal with 5 clasps; and, 8 months service with 50th Regiment, Gordon Highlanders.
TypeDateDescription
War Diary Entry 2/4/1917 47th Battalion