CEF Soldier Detail

Private Harry Bitcon
Died: July 14, 1960

Regimental Number:
628198
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
47th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ballycopeland, Millisle, County Down
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Andrew Bitcon, Ballycopeland, Millisle, County Down, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 13, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Vernon, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
August 7, 1915
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
40 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded by piece of shell in the abdomen 07/05/1917
Date of Death:
July 14, 1960
Age at Death:
64
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 766 - 20
Research Notes
47th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 47th Battalion
Prior service with 11th Regiment, Irish Fusiliers of Canada.