CEF Soldier Detail

Trooper Donald Grant Fowlds
Died: October 9, 1918

Regimental Number:
553018
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Company:
A Squadron
Place of Birth:
Hastings, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
F.W. Fowlds (father), Hastings, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Pelly, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
July 22, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Bank Manager
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
May 26, 1916
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 9, 1918
Age at Death:
27
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 3245 - 4
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Trooper Canadian Infantry A Squadron

Son of Frederick W. and Elizabeth Fowlds of Hastings, Ontario.

A brother of Nursing Sister Helen Lauder Fowlds.  He is mentioned in her letters which are held at Trent University archives.

April 9, 1918 - Don Fowlds wounded.  Cable from Helen, and Y.M.C.A. card from Don.

October 22, 1918 - letter re death of Don Fowlds.

October 24, 1918 - letter re death of Don Fowlds.

October 30, 1918 - letter re death of Don Fowlds - killed in action.

November 29, 1918 - memories of Don.

January 20, 1918 - writing to Grave Registration office re Don's grave, and grave location.