CEF Soldier Detail

Private Neil Alexander McDonald
Died: March 1, 1917

Regimental Number:
877786
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
73rd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Saint Ann's, Victoria County, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Miss Christina McDonald, sister, P.O. Box 642, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
April 25, 1897
Trade or Calling:
miner
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
March 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
36 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:
March 1, 1917
Age at Death:
19
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r6754 - 48
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 73rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 185th Battalion
Son of Donald (Dan) and Katherine (Morrison) McDonald, French River, Nova Scotia