Sapper Roy Abraham Shapcott

Regimental Number:
853074
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
9th CE Battalion
Company:
A Company
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
March 9, 1916
Age at Enlistment:
20
Enlisted at:
Elmvale, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Elmvale, Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
Farmer
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
September 14, 1918
Age at Death:
22
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded September 14, 1918
Burial:
Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
VI. H. 1.
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
November 20, 1895
Next of Kin:
Mary Shapcott, mother. Elmvale, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Midland, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Methodist
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
4.5 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
177th Battalion
Private
Canadian Infantry
3rd Reserve Battalion
Private
Canadian Infantry
123rd Battalion
Sapper
Canadian Engineers
9th CE Battalion
A Company
Awards and Decorations
Good Conduct Badge
Notes
Son of Thomas Shapcott and Sarah Ann Shapcott (nee McClure) - Attestation papers declare mother's name as Mary, but all records confirm that mother's given name was Sarah Ann
Research Notes
177th Battalion Nominal Roll