CEF Soldier Detail

Private Alexander Barron
Died: June 6, 1916

Regimental Number:
424552
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
28th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Boyndie, Banffshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Colin Fraser Barron, brother. 48th Highlanders, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
November 16, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Brandon, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
July 3, 1915
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Missing, presumed Killed
Battle Died/Wounded:
MIA in Zillebeke Sector, Belgium
Date of Death:
June 6, 1916
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 18 - 26 - 28
Commemorated:
Boyndie War Memorial, Scotland
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
45th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 28th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 45th Battalion

Son of Margaret Walker 'Maggie' Barron (unmarried); older brother of Colin Fraser Barron VC (Service No. 404017, 35th and 3rd Battalion) http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=61016