CEF Soldier Detail

Private David Barr
Died: April 9, 1917

Regimental Number:
812178
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
49th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
New Cumnock, Ayrshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
father,James Barr, Cathhead?, New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
Address at Enlistment:
Sexsmith, Grande Prairie, Alberta
Date of Birth:
July 23, 1889
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
April 20, 1916
Age at enlistment:
26
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Vimy Ridge
Date of Death:
April 9, 1917
Age at Death:
27
Buried at:
Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
IV. A. 9.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 457-10
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