CEF Soldier Detail

Gunner Ernest William Basham

Regimental Number:
687067
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
14th Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Suffolk
Country:
Next of Kin:
Charles Basham, father, of Penticton, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Penticton, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
August 4, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Kamloops, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
December 20, 1915
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 492-4
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Gunner Canadian Field Artillery 14th Brigade
Private Canadian Infantry 172nd Battalion
5 months prior military service with 102nd Regiment, Rocky Mountain Rangers.
Died at Penticton, British Columbia April 27, 1983.