CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal John Howard Pounds
Died: September 13, 1916

Regimental Number:
147247
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
78th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
London
Country:
Next of Kin:
Robert Pounds Father Southampton, England
Address at Enlistment:
Winnipeg,Manitoba
Date of Birth:
January 20, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Conductor
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
July 1, 1915
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 13, 1916
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box r7936 - 11
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Corporal Canadian Infantry 78th Battalion

Son of Robert and Eliza Pounds. Served with the 100 Grenadiers and 2 years Military School

78th were in Trench J3R-L5 and were being relieved by the 73rd Battn to move to Kimmel Shelters when Cpl. Pounds was killed. (13/09/16)