CEF Soldier Detail

Private Mike Foxhead
Died: October 23, 1917

Regimental Number:
895403
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
50th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Blackfoot Reserve, Gleichen, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Linden Foxhead; brother; Blackfoot Reserve, Gleichen, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Blackfoot Reserve, Gleichen, Alberta
Date of Birth:
August 16, 1898
Trade or Calling:
Cowboy
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
October 9, 1916
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 23, 1917
Age at Death:
19
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 24 - 28 - 30
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Native American
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 3257-41
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Updated by S V Pearson,Stettler, Alberta,November 13, 2014

Source: Attestation and History Book, "Alberta in the 20th Century, The Great War and Its Consequences"page 114, picture.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 50th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 191st Battalion
Son of the late Fox Head and his wife, Mary Many Shots, of Blackfoot Indian Reservation. A Blackfoot Indian of Alberta.
Awards and Decorations
British War Medal
Victory Medal