CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant John Raymond McIllree
Died: April 21, 1971

Regimental Number:
16844
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
F Company
Place of Birth:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
J.H. McIllree, 1031 Carberry Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 19, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Law student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 23, 1914
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
40 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
April 21, 1971
Age at Death:
79
Buried at:
Cremate, Victoria, B.C.
Plot:
Commemorated:
D.S.O.
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

7th Battalion Nominal Roll.

 

 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion F Company

Previous service 88th Vic Fusiliers

Was Promoted to Lieutenant then Captain and stationed at Bexhill england.

Victoria Daily Colonist, April 17, 1942, 13: photo, Veterans' Guard of Canada, Victoria, men who hold decorations won in the field, Great War...