Arthur Austin

Private 189460, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died 25 April 1917. Aged 17. Born 7 February 1897. Son of Mrs. Rose Austin, of 93, Manitoba St., St. Thomas, Ontario. Born Trumpington, Cambs. Resident 76 Fingal, Ontario, Canada. Next of kin Mrs A E Austin. Farmer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted 8 November 1915 at St Thomas, Onatario, aged 18 years 9 months. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, girth 33 inches, complexion fair, eyes hazel, hair brown, religious denomination Church of England. He was baptised ast Little Shelford 11 March 1900, son of Marianne Rose and Arthur Edward 9a coachman) Austin of Trumpington. In the 1901 census he was aged 1, son of Arthur E and May R Austin, born Trumpington, resident Clay Farm Cottages, Mill Road, Trumpington. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, son of Arthur Edward and Mary Ann Rose Austin, at school, born Trumpington, resident 6 Spring Field Road, Chesterton, Cambridge. Buried in BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY, THELUS Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 3. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 308 - 21