CEF Soldier Detail

Private Frank Edward Wrightsell
Died: August 16, 1917

Regimental Number:
880458
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Harwich, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Elizabeth Wrightsell R.R. 6 Blenheim, Ontario Mother
Address at Enlistment:
R.R. 6 Blenheim, Ontario
Date of Birth:
January 6, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Chatham, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
March 13, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 16, 1917
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10614-1
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 18th Battalion
Son of Francis and Elizabeth Wrightsell, of Blenheim, Ontario.