CEF Soldier Detail

Company Quartermaster Sergeant William James Addy
Died: July 5, 1921

Regimental Number:
9268
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
23rd Reserve Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Henry Addy, father. 380 Broadview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
September 7, 1885
Trade or Calling:
Bookkeeper
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 22, 1914
Age at enlistment:
29
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died after the war of related injuries/illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded June 15, 1915 at Festubert
Date of Death:
July 5, 1921
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
St. John's Norway Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Plot:
Range 12. Sec. 8. Lot 40. Gr. 10.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Death Card found here

3rd Battalion Nominal Roll 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Company Quartermaster Sergeant Canadian Infantry 23rd Reserve Battalion
Colour Sergeant Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion A Company
Company Quartermaster Sergeant Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion A Company
Colour Sergeant Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion No. 2 Company

Son of Henry Addy and Hannah Addy (nee Wilson); older brother of Thomas Henry Addy (Service No. 862056), Edward Robert Norman Addy (Service No. 135636) and Ralph Wilson Addy (Service No. 135642); husband of Mary Jean 'Jennie' Addy (nee McCartney) married October 27, 1917

His foot was run over by an ammunition wagon on May 24, 1915 at Festubert. Shrapnel wound to the head on June 17, 1915, leaving a 3.5" scar near the eye on the left cheek, and deafness in left ear.

Prior service 10 years with QOR