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Private Archibald Belaney

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1888-09-18
Place of birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Next of kin: John McVasser, Westfield, New Brunswick
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Trapper
Occupation (normalized): Trapper and Hunter
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1938-04-13

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 415259
Final Rank: Private (13th Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private, 40th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  2. Private, 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). ? to 1917-11-30.

    Note: Honourably dischaged with disability.

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 34774
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0596-S072
Uploader's Notes: Listed Military experience with the Mexican Scouts, 28th DragoonsServed as a sniper during the war. Others thought that he was indian, a persona he had created when he emigrated to Canada. Wounded twice: January 1916 and April 1916.Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 40th Battalion.
Uploader's Research notes: Listed Military experience with the Mexican Scouts, 28th DragoonsServed as a sniper during the war. Others thought that he was indian, a persona he had created when he emigrated to Canada. Wounded twice: January 1916 and April 1916.Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 40th Battalion.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2006-06-03
Last modified: 2014-01-10