CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant Harold William Calvert
Died: July 15, 1943

Regimental Number:
28898
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
British Army
Regiment:
British Infantry
Battalion:
British Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Belfast, County Antrim
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Edith Annie Calvert [wife] Dallas Hotel, Dallas Rd., Victoria, B.C.
Address at Enlistment:
Same as next of kin
Date of Birth:
December 15, 1889
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 15, 1943
Age at Death:
53
Buried at:
Somenos Cemetery, Somenos, B.C.
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1396-37
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and there is no trace on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant British Infantry British Infantry
Private Canadian Infantry 16th Battalion

He had previously served in 16th battalion for 13 months and then in the CAMC until the end of the war. He had also served for 2 years in the 6th battalion of the Black Watch and also 3 years in another regiment in the 72nd battalion although I cannot make the name out. He first joined up on 23rd September 1914.

Enlisted a second time in 15 Aug. 1919. NOK, Edith Annie Calvert, Wife, Dallas Hotel, Dallas Street, Victoria, British Colombia