CEF Soldier Detail

Private Samuel McMinn
Died: June 11, 1916

Regimental Number:
420959
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
16th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Liverpool, Lancashire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Susan McMinn, mother. 1508 Alexander Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 17, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Driver
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
January 9, 1915
Age at enlistment:
26
Height:
5 Feet 9 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:
Observatory Ridge
Date of Death:
June 11, 1916
Age at Death:
27
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
43rd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 43rd Battalion C Company

Son of Samuel McMinn and Susan McMinn (nee Clark) of 192 Quelch Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba; older brother of James Clark McMinn (Service No. 420327) and Robert John McMinn (Service No. 829859)

Previously reported missing, now Killed in Action between 11-14 June 1916