CEF Soldier Detail

Lance Corporal George William Henry Howes
Died: August 12, 1918

Regimental Number:
145848
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
42nd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. E. M. Howes Russell, Ontario (Mother)
Address at Enlistment:
551 Lyon Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
April 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Killed near Parvillers by enemy machine gun fire during an attack on Parvillers Amiens front
Date of Death:
August 12, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Fouquescourt British Cemetery, France
Plot:
I. F. 7.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 4557-22
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Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry 42nd Battalion
Images

Remembered at home - St. Andrew's & St. Paul's Cemetery, Russell, Ontario

Russell, Ontario Cenotaph

Son of Mrs. E. M. Howes, of Russell, Ontario, and the late Henry Howes.