CEF Soldier Detail

Company Quartermaster Sergeant Alexander Picton Brereton
Died: January 10, 1976

Regimental Number:
830651
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
8th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Oak River, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Oak River, Manitoba Claude Brereton, Father
Address at Enlistment:
378 Ross Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
November 13, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Barber
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
January 31, 1916
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 10, 1976
Age at Death:
83
Buried at:
Elnora Cemetery, Elnora, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
Elnora Legion, Elnora, Alberta
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r1044 - 33
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Company Quartermaster Sergeant Canadian Infantry 8th Battalion
Corporal Canadian Infantry 8th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Victoria Cross