CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Henry Neitz
Died: July 5, 1916

Regimental Number:
67466
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
25th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Charles Neitz (father), Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 7, 1895
Trade or Calling:
assistant freight agent
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
November 19, 1914
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 3 1/2 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 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:
July 5, 1916
Age at Death:
20
Buried at:
Bedford House Cemetery (Enclosure 4), Belgium
Plot:
Enclosure No.4 I. P. 11.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7260 - 25
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 25th Battalion

Son of Charles and Emeline Neitz, of Clements Avenue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th Battalion with his brother Charles Neitz (67452).