CEF Soldier Detail

Corporal William Bruce
Died: January 11, 1964

Regimental Number:
709
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
7th Machine Gun Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh,
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
James Bruce, Edinburgh, Scotland, father
Address at Enlistment:
unknown
Date of Birth:
December 6, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Bookbinder
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 1, 1914
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
36 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 11, 1964
Age at Death:
77
Buried at:
Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1201-24
Research Notes

Information updated by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, March 3, 2017.

Sources: Attestation document and National Archives files, Ottawa Also Veterans Death Card #707

Discharged from army service June 1, 1919, Calgary. 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Corporal Canadian Machine Gun Corps 7th Machine Gun Company
Private Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in August 1914 [ an Original]. Struck off strength to the 7th Brigade Machine Gun Company May 20, 1916.

Died in Camrose, Alberta Jan. 11, 1964.