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Private Ernest Borrow



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


Regimental number: 227635
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail
  1. Private (Army). 1916-12-13 to 1917-04-09
  2. Private (Army). 1916-05-29 to 1916-12-12
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Vimy Ridge


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


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: Originally 11th CMRDep Halifax N.S. 08-7-1916 : Arr. England SS Lapland 25-7-1916. Transferred to 2nd CMR 13-12-1916Arr. France 14-12-1916 : Arr. in unit 17-1-1917 [Private Army Canadian Infantry 11th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles Private Army Canadian Infantry 2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles ]


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