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Name: Chester Pannell Regimental Number: 931187 Rank: Private Battalion: No. 2 Construction Battalion Date of Birth: May 24, 1897 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Date of Enlistment: August 22, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Pictou, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 19 Height: 5 Feet 7½ Inches Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Sadie Pannell, (Sisiter) Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: April 10, 1917 Cause of Death: Died of Illness Age at Death: 19 Cemetery: Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery, Lancashire, United Kingdom Plot: VI. C.E. 90. Commemorated on Page 305 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 4 Chester Pannell was son of John Pannell and Abbie (Nichols) Pannell and brother of Hilda Pannell, Lydia Mae Pannell and John Robert Pannell. His father was born in Alabama, USA, his mother was born in Plymouth, Yarmouth Co., NS. Chester Pannell went overseas with the 2nd Construction Battalion on the SS Southland bound for Liverpool, England in March 1917. He was taken ill on board ship and upon arrival was transported to Stanley Auxiliary Hospital, Liverpool. He died on April 10, 1917 of pneumonia at the age of 19.
Chester Pannell
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