CEF Soldier Detail

Private Thomas Laurney Blais
Died: November 9, 1917

Regimental Number:
550275
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Cavalry
Battalion:
Royal Canadian Dragoons
Company:
Place of Birth:
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
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Expansion:
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Not Specified
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
November 9, 1917
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
XXXI. L. 5
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 800-12
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Cavalry Royal Canadian Dragoons

CEF Burial Registers - Previously reported Accidentally Killed, now reported Committed Suicide. Court of Enquiry convened in the field to enquire into the circumstances of this casualty were of the opinion that Private Blais committed suicide whilst temporarily insane by shooting himself with his rifle in billets at EMBURY, and that no blame could be apportioned therefor.