CEF Soldier Detail

Private Walter Pothier
Died: August 5, 1916

Regimental Number:
469917
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
26th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Wedgeport,,Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
David Pothier,Wedgeport N.S.father
Address at Enlistment:
Wedgeport, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
October 19, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Fisherman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sussex, New brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
September 3, 1915
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 5, 1916
Age at Death:
19
Buried at:
Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
III. D. 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 7920-53
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Updated August 5,2014 by S.V.Pearson, Stettler, Alberta

Source - Soldier Attestation document.Remembered 98 years after his death.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 26th Battalion