CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal Walter Spry

Regimental Number:
101068
Survived War:
Not Specified
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Lascard, Otario
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
John Spry, Hampton, Ontario, Canada.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
January 1, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Homesteader
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 21, 1915
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 4 1/2 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded on 12th July 1916 in "The Bluff" sector nr the Spoilbank and just north of St Elooi, Belgium.
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box r9210 - 38
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and war diary. There is no trace on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Corporal Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion
When wounded in July 1916 this man was listed as a Lance Corporal.