CEF Soldier Detail

Private Leon Ayles
Died: August 3, 1917

Regimental Number:
460948
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
8th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Manchester
Country:
Next of Kin:
Joseph Ayles, father, Arcola, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 24, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
June 7, 1915
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 3, 1917
Age at Death:
26
Buried at:
Arcola Cemetery
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 319 - 6
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 8th Battalion

Died of sickness following wounds. Son of Joseph Ayles of Arcola, Saskatchewan, and the late Fanny Ayles. Prior service with 90th Regiment, Winnipeg Rifles.