CEF Soldier Detail

Lance Corporal Ernest Crawford Carson

Regimental Number:
687696
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
172nd Battalion
Company:
B Company
Place of Birth:
Pavilion, British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. H. J. Carson, mother, of 1665 12th Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
1665 12th Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Birth:
June 9, 1894
Trade or Calling:
Surveyor
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
February 15, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
58
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1533-23
Research Notes
Canadian Postal Database:  http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/post-offices/index-e.html
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry 172nd Battalion B Company

Married Halcyon Emma Hills at Victoria, British Columbia on November 2, 1921. Died at Oak Bay, British Columbia on October 21, 1952.

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Postmaster at Pavilion, British Columbia November 1936 - November 1941.