CEF Soldier Detail

Private Robert Hugh Askin
Died: July 17, 1916

Regimental Number:
426933
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
13th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Allenford, Bruce County, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 13, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Weyburn, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
January 17, 1915
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 17, 1916
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium
Plot:
IV. A. 12.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box r273 - 27
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion
Son of Eleanor Askin of Consul, Saskatchewan, and the late Thomas Askin. Native of Allenford, Ontario.