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Corporal Francis George Selwyn Littleworth



Date of birth: 1894-06-20
Place of birth: Wendworthy Devon England
Next of kin: William Littleworth, father, of South View, Honiton Clyst, Exeter, England
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Clerk
Address: Grand Prairie, British Columbia
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1918-09-28
Cause of death: Died of wounds


Regimental number: 687792
Highest Rank: Corporal (72nd Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private (Army).
  2. Corporal, 72nd Battalion, Infantry (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Gassed November 1, 1917.


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CWGC ID: 178908
LAC ID: 532329
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B5682-S026
Uploader's Notes: Son of William and Matilda Littleworth, of 12, Salutary Mount, Exeter. Born at South View, Honiton Clyst, Exeter, England. CEF Burial Registers - Died of Wounds. He was in charge of a section and whilst taking part in an attack on Bourlon Wood, on the 28th of September, 1918, he was severely wounded in the head and stomach by enemy machine gun fire. After receiving First Aid he was taken to No. 33 Casualty Clearing Station where he died the same day.
Uploader's Research notes: [Private Army Canadian Infantry 172nd Battalion B Company Corporal Army Canadian Infantry 72nd Battalion ]


Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2020-05-12