CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant William Robertson Hamilton Paton
Died: September 12, 1916

Regimental Number:
703412
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
102nd Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Kilmarnock, Scotland
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Father James Paton 70 Lothian Road, Edinburgh,Scotland
Address at Enlistment:
Victoria, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
March 31, 1880
Trade or Calling:
Lawyer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Victoria, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
January 26, 1916
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 12, 1916
Age at Death:
36
Buried at:
Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Reninghelst, Belgium
Plot:
II. A 10
Commemorated:
Juniper Green, St Andrew's Church, Edinburgh, Scotland
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7631-14
Research Notes

Died in an area of rest camps and casualty clearing stations probably of wounds or disease.

102nd Battalion Nominal Roll

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 102nd Battalion
Company Sergeant-Major Canadian Infantry 102nd Battalion
Son of James Paton and Agnes Robertson Paton; husband of Elizabeth D. Paton, of 109, High St., Dunfermline, Scotland. Late of Victoria, British Columbia. previous service-50th Regt