Sapper William James Kellett

Regimental Number:
101379
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
5th Divisional Engineers
Company:
14th Field Company
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
Age at Enlistment:
Enlisted at:
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Farmer
Saw Service in:
Great Britain
Date of Death:
July 31, 1917
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Accident
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Calverley (St. Wilfrid) Churchyard, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Plot:
In old ground, South of Church.
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
December 28, 1872
Next of Kin:
Hilda B Kellett Grande Prairie, Alberta
Place of Birth:
Settle, Yorkshire
Country of Birth:
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38.5 Inches
Expansion:
3.75 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
   
NAC Reference: ^ra5043-27
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sapper
Canadian Engineers
5th Divisional Engineers
14th Field Company
Awards and Decorations
Notes
Research Notes

From the 14th Field Company War Diary entry for July 31 1917;

#101379 Driver Kellet, W.J. found killed by train at Railway Crossing near Codford