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Corporal Joseph Bunker Jeffery
Joseph Bunker Jeffery Regimental Number: 222979   Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 85th Battalion Date of Death: October 4, 1918 Age at Death: 25   Place of Birth: Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Next of Kin: Mrs Bell Tinkham (sister), Springhaven, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia   Date of Birth: July 10, 1893 Trade: blacksmith Marital Status: Single   Joseph Jeffery, aged 22, enlisted at Halifax, N.S. on October 29, 1915 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Chest: 37 Inches Expansion: 2 Inches Religion: Baptist   Buried at: ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. POL-SUR-TERNOISE Plot: III. B. 12. Commemorated on Page 436 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Joseph died of wounds, a fractured skull, in France on October 4, 1918 at the age of 25. He had been injured when the Germans dropped a bomb through the roof of the railway station at Arras the night of September 25.  He had been promoted to Corporal on June 20, 1918.  He was wounded at Vimy, April 8, 1917 and rejoined his company on November 24th, 1917 after a long hospitalization.