Rank Private Service # 880120 Unit # 186th, 18th Resident Chatham Pte. Bone served four years with the Devon Royal Garrison Artillery, Plymouth, England. He enlisted with the 1st Contingent training at Valcartier but was rejected two months later being below standard. He was also rejected from the 33rd battalion and the 71st battalion as being below standard. He re-enlisted with the 186th battallion going overseas the latter part of Mar. 1917. After training in England he crossed to France Aug. 26, 1917 transferring to the 18th battallion and went through his first engagement Nov. 5. On the Some, Apr. 4, 1918 he received severe wounds in the head and body and died a short time later in No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Cenotaph Chatham and Kent County Cenotaph - Chatham Sources Chatham Daily Planet (04-05-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (09-04-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (12-04-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (04-05-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (03-07-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (03-07-1918), Chatham Daily Planet (27-09-1919) Supplemental Information Mother: Mrs. Emily Mary Bone, Chatham Height 5'3-1/2" Eye Colour blue Age 24 Complexion fair Hair fair Race white Birthplace Plymouth, England Religion Anglican Last Place of Employment Bank of Montreal Messenger, Chatham Average Earnings 15/wk Marital Status single When Enlisted Feb. 19, 1916 Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.