Dobberthien, George Stewart: Service no. 928626

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"DIED OF WOUNDS" During military operations, he was hit in the head with shrapnel from an enemy shell and succumbed to his wounds at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance.

“DIED OF WOUNDS” During military operations, he was hit in the head with shrapnel from an enemy shell and succumbed to his wounds at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance.

No attestation papers at LAC. Information taken below from the CGW Project site.

Regimental Number:
928626
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
February 22, 1916
Age at Enlistment:
18
Enlisted at:
Elora, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Elora RR 1 Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
farmer
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
August 8, 1918
Age at Death:
20
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
“DIED OF WOUNDS” During military operations, he was hit in the head with shrapnel from an enemy shell and succumbed to his wounds at No. 9 Canadian Field Ambulance.
Burial:
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Plot:
VII. E. II.
Commemorated:
Date of Birth:
September 8, 1897
Next of Kin:
Edward Dobberthien Elora RR 1 Ontario Canada father
Place of Birth:
Riverview, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
NAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2548-35
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
153rd Battalion
Private
Canadian Infantry
18th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes
Research Notes
153rd Battalion Nominal Roll

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