David Linn

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 03.08.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Niagara, Canada
  • Service no: 142042
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 21st Battalion

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 11.10.1891
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 130 West St, Brantford, Ontario
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:

    Jane Linn, 13 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Linn

  • Siblings:

    Alexander, William 

    Jessie, Annie, Jemima, Flora, Andrew, Isabella & George


  • Spouse:

    Agnes Linn

  • Children:

    Jean & 1 other child (still born)

  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 30.09.1963
  • Place of Death: Brantford General Hospital, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Country: Canada
  • Cemetery:

More about David Linn

David was the brother of Pte Alexander Linn, S/42164, 9th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 29.03.1917 & Leading Seaman William Linn, Clyde Z/3969, Royal Naval Division.

David was severely wounded by a shrapnel shell and was invalided back to Canada where he was discharged from the army 20.10.1916 as medically unfit.

For more information on David, view his Service Record.

Information kindly supplied by Andrew Boyd, Service Record courtesy of LAC.

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