Ball, Francis Henry (F. H.)

Rank Cpl.
Service # 880670
Unit # 186th, 18th
Resident Turnerville
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Private Francis H. Ball trained with the 186th. Battalion, being promoted to L/Corporal. He left with this unit for England the latter part of March, 1917, and after training at Bramshott, left for France august 26th, 1917, transferring to the 18th. Battalion. Private Ball was admitted to Hospital about November 15th, suffering from trench fever, but two weeks later returned to the trenches.


Sources Chatham Daily Planet (14-09-1917), Chatham Daily News (25-03-1919), Chatham Daily News (27-03-1919)
Height 5' 9"
Eye Colour Brown
Age 30
Complexion Fair
Hair Brown
Race White
Birthplace Chatham Township
Religion Protestant
Last Place of Employment Farmer
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted April 12th, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Father- William R. Ball. Brother- James R. Ball, William T. Ball, John R. Ball. Sister Mrs. W. Rosebrugh, Mrs. R. Rosebrugh, Miss Mary E. Ball.

Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.

Add A Chatham-Kent Hero

Submit a C-K Veteran who served in WWI or WWIIAdd Hero

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons