Readhead, Robert Enoch (Bert)

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, W.O.R., Royal Canadian Infantry, 259th Battalion
  • Regiment number: 3140018
  • Date of birth: February 26, 1896
  • Where born: Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: November 1, 1918
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: Cenotaph Memorial Park, Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada; Old Log Church Cemetery, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Years of service: June 21, 1918 - November 1, 1918
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Robert E. (Bert) Readhead was born Feb. 26, 1896, son of Thomas and Janet Readhead of Lot 6, Concession 8. At the time of his enlistment, he was a metal miner. He served with the Royal Canadian Infantry. On Nov. 1, 1918, he died after contracting influenza. His name is on the memorial in the Old Log Church Cemetery, Lot 10, Concession 7.

 

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