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Lieutenant John Percival Pringle

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1880-12-10
Place of birth: Kildonan Parish, Manitoba, Canada
Next of kin: Dr. John Pringle; father; Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Lumberman
Occupation (normalized): Logger (General)
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1916-09-09
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 18461
Rank detail
  1. Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  2. Lance Corporal, 9th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Awards

Military Medal
Source: London Gazette, Issue 29780, 11/10/1916.
Comment: Was a Serjeant when he received award.

Images

Grave of Lieut. J.P. Pringle - Original wooden cross
Grave of Lieut. J.P. Pringle - Original wooden cross

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 552191
LAC ID: 586817
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B7990-S015
Uploader's Notes: Son of John and Jessie Pringle, of Sydney, Nova Scotia. Born at Kildonan, Manitoba.The 2nd Battalion War Diary entry for September 9, 1916 mentions his death, link to War Diary entry.
Uploader's Research notes: Son of John and Jessie Pringle, of Sydney, Nova Scotia. Born at Kildonan, Manitoba.The 2nd Battalion War Diary entry for September 9, 1916 mentions his death, link to War Diary entry.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2014-08-26