CEF Soldier Detail

Private Ralph Cossar
Died: January 2, 1916

Regimental Number:
469115
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
64th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Beaver River, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Herbert Cossar (father), Beaver River, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1897
Trade or Calling:
farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sussex, New Brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
August 19, 1915
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 2, 1916
Age at Death:
18
Buried at:
Port Maitland (Beaver River) Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada
Plot:
L . 161A. East side, Avenue F.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 2023-40
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
NS death registry 1916, book 21, page 68
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 64th Battalion

Son of Hubert and Clara B. Cossar, of Beaver River, N.S.

Died of the measles in Halifax as did at least 4 others in his unit in the same week.