CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Claude Melnot Wilson
Died: October 14, 1918

Regimental Number:
339247
Survived War:
No
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
Battalion:
29th Squadron
Company:
Place of Birth:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
C.K. Wilson (father), 2847 Spruce St., Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
2847 Spruce St., Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
July 6, 1898
Trade or Calling:
driver
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
September 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 14, 1918
Age at Death:
20
Buried at:
Dadizele New British Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
VI. F. 26.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10439 - 3
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 29th Squadron
Private Canadian Field Artillery 68th Depot Battery
Son of Charles Hurst Wilson and Margaret Wilson, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Native of Winipeg.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Flying Cross