We remember John Hesketh

We remember John Hesketh

Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Birkdale, Lancashire, England United Kingdom Source:5982084 4th July 1881
1914
employment shoeing smith Source:5982084 19th September 1914
1914
enlistment Valcartier Camp, Quebec Canada Source:5982084 19th September 1914
1914
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private A12715 5th Battalion Source:5982084 23rd September 1914
1915
dates Age 35 Source:8458125 25th April 1915
1915
death Killed in Action "Killed during retirement from Gravenstafel. His body could not be buried but was laid out by the side of a communicaiton trench at Gravenstafel." Yser Canal, North of Ypres Belgium Source:8458137 26th April 1915
burial Menin Gate Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Ypres Belgium Panel 18 - 26 - 28 Source:8458125
sibling Richard Hesketh Source:5982084

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Hesketh
Source 5982084
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force A12715 5th Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Hesketh mother
Henry Hesketh father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Hesketh brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
fresh grey dark brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-10 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-10 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Canadian Virtual War Memorial [John Hesketh] S.62312
Circumstances of Death Card [Pte John Hesketh] S.62312

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