CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Clifton Manbank Horsey
Died: April 22, 1916

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
13th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
John Horsey, 73 Cornhill, London, EC, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 26, 1890
Trade or Calling:
Civil Engineer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 3, 1914
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Killed in the treches in the St Eloi area.
Date of Death:
April 22, 1916
Age at Death:
25
Buried at:
Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
I. A. 28.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150,Accession 1992-93/166 Box 4508-33
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers, the 13th Battalion war diaries and this man is on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion

Son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of 598 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec. Son of John Haydn and Jessie Arnold Massey Horsey, of 598 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec.

At time of enlistment he was at the Royal Military College in Kingston

At the time of his death he was attached to the Brigade Trench Mortar section.