CEF Soldier Detail

Private William John Hugh Headley
Died: June 3, 1916

Regimental Number:
112236
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
5th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Company:
Place of Birth:
Stratford, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Elizabeth Headley; mother; Stratford, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 19, 1898
Trade or Calling:
?? maker
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
January 25, 1915
Age at enlistment:
16
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 3, 1916
Age at Death:
17
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 30 and 32
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4206-13
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 5th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Private Canadian Infantry 7th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles

Son of the late Matthew and Elizabeth Headley, of 148, Charles St., Stratford; husband of Leonora Headley (nee Cosstick), of Stratford, Ontario.

Original regimental number was 7268

Prior military  -  16 years  28th Stratford / 2 years R.C.R. Halifax