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:
A 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 A Company
Private Canadian Infantry 33rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Reserve Battalion
Son of Archibald Downton and Mercy Downton (nee Fox)