CEF Soldier Detail

Private Alfred Burberry
Died: July 14, 1916

Regimental Number:
441628
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
14th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Caterham, Surrey
Country:
Next of Kin:
Alfred Burberry Sr. St Clares, Toronto, Ontario, father
Address at Enlistment:
St Clares, Toronto, Ont.
Date of Birth:
August 21, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Butcher
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sewell Camp, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
August 2, 1915
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 7 1/2 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
1 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Died from shrapnel wounds, Left arm and thigh at Ypres, France
Date of Death:
July 14, 1916
Age at Death:
20
Buried at:
Nottingham General Cemetery, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Plot:
O1555. C.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1265-29
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Severly wounded from shrapnel to left arm and left thigh and head June 26, 1916.Sent to the Military hospital, Nottingham, England for treatment. Wounds were so severe Private Burberry was unable to recover and passed away on the 14th of July, 1916.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 14th Battalion
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Alfred Burberry

Private Burberry arrived in England aboard the SS Empress of Britain April 9, 1916. Went to France 8th of June 1916, wounded June 26, 1916 at Ypres and died in England, July 14, 1916 and is buried in Nottingham, England

Information updated by S.V.Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, July 14,2014 which is the 98th anniversary of his death.