CEF Soldier Detail

Private Richard Williams
Died: June 17, 1915

Regimental Number:
18718
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Richard Williams, father. 353 Huinton Avenue, Great Grimsby, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 17, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sling Plantation, Salisbury Plain, England
Date of Enlistment:
November 26, 1914
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/4 Inches
Religion:
Wesleyan
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Givenchy
Date of Death:
June 17, 1915
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
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
9th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 9th Battalion A Company
Son of Richard Williams and Bridget Williams