CEF Soldier Detail

Private Albert Charles Downton
Died: June 13, 1916

Regimental Number:
401235
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Dorset
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Mercy Downton, mother. Cosmore, Buckland Newton, Dorset, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 7, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
London, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 11, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Missing, presumed Killed
Battle Died/Wounded:
Zillebeke
Date of Death:
June 13, 1916
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
33rd Battalion 1st Reinforcing Draft Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 33rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Reserve Battalion
Son of Archibald Downton and Mercy Downton (nee Fox)