CEF Soldier Detail

Lance-Corporal Thomas James Piper
Died: November 4, 1915

Regimental Number:
54167
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
B Company
Place of Birth:
Lucan, Middlesex County, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. J. Judd, Mother, 1023 King St., London, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 21, 1873
Trade or Calling:
Stationary Engineer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
London, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
January 21, 1915
Age at enlistment:
41
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
"Died of Wounds." In the Field, Belgium
Date of Death:
November 4, 1915
Age at Death:
42
Buried at:
Ridge Wood Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
II. H. 8.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 7848-12
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 18th Battalion B Company

Son of Johannah Judd.

Lance Corporal Thomas J. Piper's brother, Pte. John Piper, also served in the war.

Piper's obituary appeared in the 08 December 1915 issue of the Red Deer News on the front page.  According to this report, Piper had been a veteran of the South African War.   Piper had lived at some point in Red Deer, Alberta.  His attestation includes the note that he was with the 1st Contingent to South Africa.

TypeDateDescription
Letter 12/8/1915 Death of Pte. Thomas James Piper, 18th Battalion W.O.R., C.E.F.