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Private Ernest Borrow

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Borrow, Ernest
Date of birth: 1887-01-14
Place of birth: Croydon, Surrey, England
Next of kin: Elizabeth Borrow, mother. Stafford Lake Farm, Bisley, Surrey, England
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Lumberman
Occupation (normalized): Logger (General)
Address: Dorr, British Columbia
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1917-04-09
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 227635
Rank detail
  1. Private, 2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-12-13 to 1917-04-09
  2. Private, 11th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-05-29 to 1916-12-12
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Vimy Ridge

Images

Pte Ernest Henry Borrow of the 2nd Canadian Mounted RiflesDied 9th April 1917 at Vimy Ridge
Pte Ernest Henry Borrow of the 2nd Canadian Mounted RiflesDied 9th April 1917 at Vimy Ridge

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 2954393
LAC ID: 53344
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0895-S015
Uploader's Notes: Left UK for Canada January-February 1911 on the SS Hesperian. Joined by his other sister Isobel, who married Arthur Cooper later of the Canadian Pacific Railway.Appears in Canadian Census 1911 at Waldo BC (in densely occupied habitation - bunkhouse?) Page 12 Elk to Gateway 001936772.pdf on Canadian Census website.~ Norrette Moore
Uploader's Research notes: Left UK for Canada January-February 1911 on the SS Hesperian. Joined by his other sister Isobel, who married Arthur Cooper later of the Canadian Pacific Railway.Appears in Canadian Census 1911 at Waldo BC (in densely occupied habitation - bunkhouse?) Page 12 Elk to Gateway 001936772.pdf on Canadian Census website.~ Norrette Moore

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2006-11-02
Last modified: 2017-02-12