CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Albert Victor Seymour Nordheimer
Died: March 30, 1918

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Cavalry
Battalion:
Royal Canadian Dragoons
Company:
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Albert Nordheimer, father, York Club, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Stanley Barracks
Date of Birth:
September 14, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Officer of the Permanent Force
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
September 30, 1916
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
charge at Moreuil Wood
Date of Death:
March 30, 1918
Age at Death:
33
Buried at:
Moreuil Communal Cemetery, France
Plot:
A. 15.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r7360 - 53
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry Royal Canadian Dragoons
Son of Mr. Albert Nordheimer, of Toronto, Ontario. Held rank of Major in Canadian Permanent Forces, but reverted to Lieutenant in order to get to the Front. CEF Burial Registers - Killed in Action. Whilst leading his squadron during a mounted attack at Bois de Moreuil, his horse was shot, but he continued on foot and had only gone a few yards when he was hit in the chest and instantly killed by an enemy bullet.