CEF Soldier Detail

Private Charles Henry Thomson
Died: August 27, 1982

Regimental Number:
63862
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
85th Engine Crew Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Barnes, Surrey
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
George Thomson, father. Barnes, Surrey, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 4, 1882
Trade or Calling:
Locomotive Fireman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
November 9, 1914
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Accidentally injured October 27, 1917 at Ypres
Date of Death:
August 27, 1982
Age at Death:
100
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
23rd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Railway Troops 85th Engine Crew Company
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion C Company
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Depot Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment
Corporal Canadian Railway Troops Canadian Railway Troops Depot
Private Canadian Railway Troops Canadian Railway Troops Depot
Private Canadian Infantry 23rd Battalion

Son of George John Thomson and Eliza Thomson; husband of Grace Thomson (nee Keen)

Date of Birth declared on Attestation papers was June 4, 1885 but birth and baptism records confirm the correct Date of Birth was June 4, 1882