CEF Soldier Detail

Private Mervin Cecil Simmons

Regimental Number:
23445
Survived War:
Not Specified
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Verschoyle, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Albert Simmons (father) Buchanan, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Not stated.
Date of Birth:
October 27, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Carpenter
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 18, 1914
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
41 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 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:
Yes
Interned:
Giessen, Germany
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8914-30
Research Notes
Toronto Globe, 26 June 1915.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Battalion
Reported as a former member of the 7th Battalion now with the 12th Battalion, wounded and prisoner of war at Giessen, Germany.