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Amos Jeffery Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 26th Battalion Rank: Private Regimental Number: 415580 Place of Birth: Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., N.S. Date of Birth: December 24, 1892 Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single Prior Military Experience: No Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth N.S. (40th Battalion) Date of Enlistment: March 12, 1915 Age at enlistment: 22 Height: 5 feet, 5 inches Religion: Wesleyan Date of Death: March 7, 1916 (Killed in action (death was instantaneous; killed by a sniper bullet on the evening of March 7; the wound was in the vicinity of the heart.) Age at Death: 23 Buried at: La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Belgium Plot: II. B. 11. La Laiterie Military Cemetery is located 7 km south of Leper town centre. The cemetery, named from a dairy farm, was begun in November 1914 and used until October 1918 by units holding this sector of the front. The different plots were, to a great extent, treated as regimental burial grounds Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Abner Forbes (formerly Jeffery), of Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, and the late James Jeffery. Commemorated on Page 109 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
Private Amos Jeffery
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