CEF Soldier Detail

Private Edward McCafferty
Died: September 14, 1917

Regimental Number:
466035
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
5th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ayr, Ayrshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
father, James McCafferty, 1020 Fraser Ave., Edmonton, Alberta.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 3, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
June 30, 1915
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 14, 1917
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
K. 14.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6600-22
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 5th Battalion

Aged 20 (CWGC) 

Son of James and Sarah McCafferty, of Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland.