The Men

The Men

Sunday, 19 January 2014

* Sgt. George Robert Fox

Sergeant George Robert Fox
Died: August 26, 1918
Regimental Number:
1565
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Harold's Cross Co, Dublin
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Mrs. E.M. Fox, Bridge Howe, Wicklow, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 13, 1892
Trade or Calling:
Stock Rider
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 25, 1914
Age at enlistment:
22
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
August 26, 1918
Age at Death:
26
Buried at:
Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
IV. C. 13.
Commemorated:
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3252-43
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
RankRegimentUnitCompany
SergeantCanadian InfantryPrincess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Son of William Bethel Fox and Elizabeth Margaret Fox, of Ireland; husband of Elizabeth Mary Kearon (formerly Fox), of West St., Polruan, Fowey, Cornwall, England. Born at Harold's Cross, Dublin.
Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in August 1914 [an original]. Wounded May 7, 1915. Killed near Monchy.
Source:  http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=11701

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