CEF Soldier Detail

Private William James Ware
Died: January 2, 1934

Regimental Number:
931656
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
No. 2 Construction Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
D.C. Lewis, grandmother, Calgary, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Birth:
September 10, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
November 24, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 2, 1934
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta
Plot:
Section G Block 3 Plot 74
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Black
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 10094-27
Research Notes

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Son of Black cowboy John Ware.

Brother of Arthur Nelson Ware (#931657)

Name: WARE, WILLIAM JAMES
Regimental number(s): 931656
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10094 - 27
Date of Birth: 10/09/1878
Attestation paper: Front of form - Back of form

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Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Engineers No. 2 Construction Battalion

The No. 2 Construction Battalion (an all Black battalion) served in France with the majority of the men being assigned to the No. 5 Canadian Forestry Corps (Jura Group).

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