CEF Soldier Detail

Private Seifert Stoute
Died: July 15, 1918

Regimental Number:
931128
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
2nd Railway Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Barbados
Country:
Barbados
Next of Kin:
Louise Niles, mother, Barbados, British West Indies
Address at Enlistment:
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
February 14, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Driver
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
August 5, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 15, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Alencon (St. Leonard) Cemetery, France
Plot:
A. 8.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Black
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9368-2
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Railway Troops 2nd Railway Battalion
The No. 2 Construction Battalion (an all black battalion) served in France with most of the men being assigned to the No. 5 Canadian Forestry Corps. (Jura Camp); however, some were transferred out to the Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps.