CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant John Francis Wootten
Died: October 26, 1917

Regimental Number:
629955
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
47th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Winchester, Ontario
Country:
Next of Kin:
Mrs. H. E. Wootten, mother, Fairoak, Eastleigh, Hants, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 6, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Bank Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
New Westminster, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
March 15, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
37 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:
Date of Death:
October 26, 1917
Age at Death:
23
Buried at:
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
I. AA. 7.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10578 - 15
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
47th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 47th Battalion
Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry 47th Battalion
6 months previous service - 5th Regiment, Canadian Garrison Artillery.