CEF Soldier Detail

Private John Edward Darragh
Died: September 15, 1916

Regimental Number:
101066
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
B
Place of Birth:
Campbellford, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Fred Lallard; Cameron, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 14, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 29, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Killed in the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette during the Somme offensive.
Date of Death:
September 15, 1916
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Plot:
VI. A. 2.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r2300 - 48
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Info from the war diary and attestation papers. This man is on the CWGC site.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion B
Private Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion
Son of William and Sarah Tallurd Darragh.