We remember Herbert Ferris

We remember Herbert Ferris

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Belfast Ireland Source:5912933 24th July 1894
1912
employment Steam Fitter Canada Source:5912933 September 1912 - 22nd September 1914
1914
location 74 Hamilton Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada parents address Source:5912933 August 1914
1914
dates Age 21 Source:7624876 26th August 1914
1914
enlistment Valcartier, Quebec Canada Source:7624879 22nd September 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 7739 2nd Battalion Source:7624879 22nd September 1914 - 22nd April 1915
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 7739 Canadian Infantry Source:7626401 22nd September 1914 - 22nd April 1915
1914
location Bustard Camp, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:8891948 26th October 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7624879 8th February 1915 - 22nd April 1915
1915
location Vlamertinghen Belgium military residence address Source:8482023 21st April 1915 - 22nd April 1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Source:7624876
1915
death Died of wounds Previously reported wounded and missing, now for official purposes presumed to have died on or after 22 April 1915. the vicinity of St Julien, north of Ypres Belgium Source:7624876 23rd April 1915
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 10 - 18 - 26 - 28 Source:5912933

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Herbert
Initials H
Last Name Ferris
Source 5912933
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
74 Hamilton Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada parents address August 1914
Bustard Camp, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire United Kingdom military residence address 26th October 1914
Vlamertinghen Belgium military residence address 21st April 1915 - 22nd April 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 7739 2nd Battalion Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Canadian Expeditionary Force 7739 Canadian Infantry Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rebecca Ferris mother
James Ferris father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Brown Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-26 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-04-22 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Canadian Circumstances of Death Registers Paul1753
Wikipedia record for 2 Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Paul1753
Blog - Major Bennett - 1 Company 2 Battalion Paul1753
Hell in Flanders Fields - Canadians at the second battle of Ypres by George H Cassar Paul1753
How Military Camps saved some Wiltshire villages from extinction Paul1753
The History of the 2nd Canadian Battalion 1914-19 Paul1753

Multimedia

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Menin Gate - Herbert Ferris Paul1753
74 Hamilton Street, Toronto Paul1753
Badge Paul1753
SS Cassandra Paul1753
2nd Battalion CEF - Nominal Roll Paul1753
Circumstance of Death Register Paul1753
2 Battalion Movement Paul1753
Herbert Ferris Paul1753
Gas Attack - 22 April 1915 Paul1753
2nd Battle of Ypres - 22 - 29 April 1915 Paul1753
Kitchener's Wood near St Julien, Belgium Paul1753
2 Battalion Report Paul1753
2 Company Report Paul1753
Salisbury Plain Camps Paul1753

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