Name:Service No:Rank:Battalion/Service:Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Hair Colour:Eye Colour:Martial Status:Trade:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death:Age at Death:Cemetery:Grave Reference:
Raymond Kohlier (Collier) 3259323Private1st Depot Battalion (New Brunswick)November 5, 1895Yarmouth, NSMay 4, 1918St. John, New BrunswickLynn, Mass. US225 feet, 3 inchesmediumblackbrownSingleLabourerRoman CatholicElizabeth Collier (Mother) Lynn, Mass. USJune 8, 1918Saint Jean de Baptiste Cemetery; Lynn, Essex County, Mass, US5th Grave right from Main walk Commemorated on Page 387 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 22Yarmouth War Memorial (listed as Raymond Kohlier)Raymond Collier waa the son of John and Elizabeth Collier, formerly of Yarmouth. His parents were living in Lynn, Mass. at the time of his enlistment. Raymond was working in Yarmouth at the Cosmos Cotton Mill when he received his notification to report for military service with the United States Army. He was travelling to the United States to enlist when he was taken ill in St. John. There, having also received a call up notice from the Canadian Army, he enlisted with the 1st Depot Battalion, NB on May 4, 1918. He died of pneumonia at Camp Sussex on June 8, 1918. His remains were shipped to Boston for interment.