CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant John Percival Pringle
Died: September 9, 1916

Regimental Number:
18461
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Battalion
Company:
3rd Company
Place of Birth:
Kildonan Parish, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Dr. John Pringle; father; Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 10, 1880
Trade or Calling:
Lumberman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
6 Feet 1/2 Inches
Chest:
35 3/4 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 9, 1916
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot:
I. L. 3.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 7990 - 15
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 2nd Battalion 3rd Company
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 9th Battalion D Company
Images
Grave of Lieut. J.P. Pringle - Original wooden cross
Son of John and Jessie Pringle, of Sydney, Nova Scotia. Born at Kildonan, Manitoba.

The 2nd Battalion War Diary entry for September 9, 1916 mentions his death, link to War Diary entry.
Awards and Decorations
Military Medal