CEF Soldier Detail

Private Donald Martin Innes

Regimental Number:
100540
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
B
Place of Birth:
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Mrs Innes, Mother, 39 Beaconsfield Place, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 6, 1890
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
July 5, 1915
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 3/4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box r4700 - 39
Research Notes

Info from the war diary and attestation papers. There is no trace on the CWGC site.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion B
Sapper Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion

This man had previously served for 1 year as a volunteer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

The war diary reports this man as missing during the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette during the Somme offensive on 15th September 1915. The nominal roll list him as being wounded which may have occurred at this time.