CEF Soldier Detail

Private George Ernest Blake

Regimental Number:
651481
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
160th Battalion
Company:
"C" Company
Place of Birth:
Mar, Bruce County, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Jeanette Blake, mother; Mar, Ontario.
Address at Enlistment:
Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario.
Date of Birth:
August 12, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Wiarton, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
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 802-2
Research Notes
From 1934 reunion booklet "Bruce in Khaki."
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 160th Battalion "C" Company
Private George Ernest Blake served with the 5th Battalion, Canadian Engineers, CEF, following the breakup of the 160th Battalion in Feb. of 1918.