CEF Soldier Detail

Sapper Roy Abraham Shapcott
Died: September 14, 1918

Regimental Number:
853074
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
9th CE Battalion
Company:
A Company
Place of Birth:
Midland, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mary Shapcott, mother. Elmvale, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Elmvale, Ontario
Date of Birth:
November 20, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Elmvale, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
March 9, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded September 14, 1918
Date of Death:
September 14, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Buried at:
Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
VI. H. 1.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
177th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper Canadian Engineers 9th CE Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Infantry 123rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 177th Battalion
Son of Thomas Shapcott and Sarah Ann Shapcott (nee McClure) - Attestation papers declare mother's name as Mary, but all records confirm that mother's given name was Sarah Ann
Awards and Decorations
Good Conduct Badge