CEF Soldier Detail

Captain James Martin Child
Died: August 23, 1918

Regimental Number:
919
Survived War:
No
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
Battalion:
1st Flight School
Company:
Place of Birth:
Leytonstone, Essex
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
T. H. Child, father, 83 Knight Street, Leytonstone, Essex, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 2, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Bank Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Victoria, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
November 18, 1914
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
43 1/4 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Accident
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 23, 1918
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Chingford Mount Cemetery, Essex, United Kingdom
Plot:
C.R. 7284.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1678 - 19
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain Royal Flying Corps 1st Flight School
Private Canadian Infantry 30th Battalion
Serving with 88th Regiment, Victoria Fusiliers. Order of Leopold II. Croix de Guerre (Belgium). Son of Tylney Harris Child and Constance Octavio Child, of 83, King's Rd., Leytonstone.
Awards and Decorations
Chevalier de l'Ordre de Leopold II (Belgium)
Croix de Guerre (Belgium)
Military Cross