CEF Soldier Detail

Major Burns Kerweld Thomson
Died: September 15, 1916

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
1st Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs Adelaide Thomson, C/o Mrs Sibbald, Eildom Hall, Sutton West, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
November 11, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Stock Broker
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Brandon, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
January 11, 1915
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 15, 1916
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
Vimy Memorial, France
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 9624 - 45
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Infantry 1st Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Captain Canadian Infantry 1st Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 1st Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 18th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Son of Thomas and Minnie Thomson, of Drogo, Chateau Apartments, Montreal, Province Quebec; husband of Adelaide S. Meeres (formerly Thomson) (nee Hett), of Eildon Hall, Sutton West, Ontario.