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Name: Clement Charles Jeffery Regimental Number: 905042 Rank: Private Service: 194th Battalion/49th Battalion Date of Birth: April 28, 1886 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: April 25, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Edmonton, Alberta Address at Enlistment: Blue Sky, Alberta Age at Enlistment: 30 Height: 5 feet, 4½ inches Complexion: Ruddy Eye Colour: Blue Hair Colour: Brown Marital Status: Single Trade: Blacksmith Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Mrs. Norman (Belle) Tinkham, South Canaan, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: August 25, 1917 Age at Death: 31 Cemetery: Fosse No. 10 Communal Cemetery Extension, France Grave Reference: II. C. 38. Commemorated on Page 263 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 10 and June 11 Clement (Clem) Jeffery was the son of George Dodge Jeffery (1854–1901) and Alvina (Wyman) Jeffery (1853–1897) of Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS. His brother, Joseph Bunker "Job" Jeffery served with the 85th Battalion and died of wounds on October 4, 1918. Clement Charles Jeffery enlisted in Alberta with the 194th Battalion and embarked Halifax on the SS Olympic, disembarking at Liverpool, England on November 21, 1916. In England, he was transferred to the 49th Battalion for service in France. On August 25, 1917 he was killed in action during the attack on Hill 70, at Loos, France. Sources: Library and Archives Canada Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
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