CEF Soldier Detail

Private Archie Warren Beard
Died: October 1, 1916

Regimental Number:
142261
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
24th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Longershury, Somerset
Country:
Next of Kin:
Mrs Ruth Beard, Wife, Millan, Ont.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 10, 1882
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Niagara Camp, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
September 15, 1915
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
5 Feet 3 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Somme
Date of Death:
October 1, 1916
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
Fergus Ontario family plot in Belsyde Cemetery
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r538 - 28
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Info from the attestation papers and this man is on the CWGC site. It is difficult to make out some of the entries including the place of birth.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 24th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 76th Battalion
Served in the 3rd Beds Militia.