CEF Soldier Detail

Private James Watson Hetherington
Died: June 3, 1916

Regimental Number:
16431
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
B Company
Place of Birth:
Moy, County Tyrone
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Mrs. J. Hetherington, mother, of Moy, County Tyrone, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 23, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
30
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
2 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:
June 3, 1916
Age at Death:
32
Buried at:
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium
Plot:
Sp. Mem. H. 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4303-26
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
7th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion B Company
Son of James and Jane Hetherington, of Killymau St., Moy, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. One year prior military service with Inniskilling Fusiliers; and, 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles.