CEF Soldier Detail

Brigadier General Raymond Theodore Pelly

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
British Army
Regiment:
British Infantry
Battalion:
91st Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Woodford
Country:
Next of Kin:
Mrs. R.T. Pelly, Plymouth, England
Address at Enlistment:
Army & Navy Club on B.E.F.
Date of Birth:
July 30, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Army Officer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 1, 1914
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7711 - 33
Research Notes
Source: Ralph Hodder-Williams, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1914 - 1919, Volume Two, page 71.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Brigadier General British Infantry 91st Brigade
Major Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in August 1914 [an original]. Appointed Major August 1914. Assumed command May 14, 1915. Lieutenant Colonel June 14, 1915. Struck off strength to command the 8th Battalion Royal Irish, December 15, 1915. Resumed command of the P.P.C.L.I. August 3, 1916 and commanded during operations on the Somme, September and October 1916. Detached to general list as Instructor Commanding Officers' Courses at Aldershot November 1, 1916. Subsequently Brigadier Commanding 91st British Infantry Brigade on Western and Italian fronts.

Also became a Lieutenant Colonel with Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Medal card of Pelly, Raymond Theodore.