Sapper Robert Brodie

Regimental Number:
841225
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Railway Troops
Battalion:
4th Railway Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
November 27, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
40
Enlisted at:
Montreal, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Carpenter
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
August 2, 1936
Age at Death:
62
Cause of Death:
Died after the war of related injuries/illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Field of Honour, Pointe Claire, Quebec
Plot:
152-1 Section
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
May 23, 1874
Next of Kin:
Annie Brodie, wife, 161 Hochelaga Street, Hochelaga, Quebec
Place of Birth:
London
Country of Birth:
England
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
37.5 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box 1Box 1092 - 46
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Private
Canadian Infantry
148th Battalion
B Company
Sapper
Canadian Railway Troops
Canadian Railway Troops Depot
Sapper
Canadian Railway Troops
4th Railway Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes
Twelve years prior service with Royal Naval Reserve. Served with Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry as Reg. no. 51074. He enlisted a second time with the 148th Battalion at Montreal on January 24, 1916. BWM, VM and Memorial Cross are in a private BC collection.
Research Notes