Sergeant John Raymond McIllree

Regimental Number:
16844
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
F Company
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
September 23, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
23
Enlisted at:
Valcartier, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Law student
Saw Service in:
Unknown
Date of Death:
April 21, 1971
Age at Death:
79
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Cremate, Victoria, B.C.
Plot:
Commemorated:
D.S.O.
 
Date of Birth:
October 19, 1891
Next of Kin:
J.H. McIllree, 1031 Carberry Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
Place of Birth:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
40.5 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant
Canadian Infantry
7th Battalion
F Company
Awards and Decorations
Notes

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... 

Research Notes

7th Battalion Nominal Roll.