Captain Gordon Burleigh Carling

Regimental Number:
647
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Service Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Army Service Corps
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
August 20, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
28
Enlisted at:
Ottawa, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Rancher
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
June 18, 1918
Age at Death:
32
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
Plot:
Sec. 53. I. 7-8.
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
April 10, 1886
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Eva C. Carling, Mother, Laurier Av., Ottawa, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Ottawa, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Married
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box r1491 - 47
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Captain
Canadian Army Service Corps
Canadian Army Service Corps
Awards and Decorations
Notes

Son of Fred W. and Eva C. Carling, of 354, Sparks St., Ottawa, Ont.; husband of Annie C. Carling, of New Westminster, British Columbia.

Previous experience:  8 years in the Canadian Militia.

Wounded, returned to Canada.  Interviewed in Banff, Alberta - see attached newspaper report.

Attestation marked for PPCLI. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in September 1914 [an Original]. Gassed June 1915. Struck off strength June 15, 1915. Invalided owing to sickness or wounds

Research Notes

Canadian headstones.com/familytrees  

First of five children born to Frederick William Carling and Eva Caroline Pattee, named for his maternal grandfather. His paternal great grandfather founded the Carling Brewery in London, Ontario, about 1840.

Find-A-Grave Capt Gordon Burleigh Carling 

Brother Lt John Burleigh Carling RAF , Died 8th May 1918. Find-A-Grave