British Home Child Information Sheet
BHC Registry ID #: 31172Name & Birth
Surname: AIKINGiven Names: David
Born:21 September 1892Gender:Male
Born at:Belfast, Ireland
Surname Adopted: A.K.A. Surnames:AIKEN, AITKIN
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Died: 21 August 1917 Age at death: 24
Died at: France
Cause: Killed in Action War Related Death: Yes  
Cemetery: Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension
Cemetery Location: Aix-Noulette, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cemetery Plot: I. M. 12. Find-A-Grave ID: 56458024
Sending or Escorting Organization: Barnardo's
Canadian Distribution Home Name/Address: Toronto
Age at Emigration: 8 Ship Sailed: Tunisian
Departure Date: 21 March 1901 Port of Departure: Liverpool
Arrival Date: 01 April 1901 Port of Arrival: Portland
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Military Service
War: WW1
Country Served: CanadaService Number: 880497
Regiment: 18th BattalionRank: Private
Attestation Date:17 March 1916Attested at:Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Next of Kin:Myrtle AIKINNoK Relationship:Wife
Next of Kin Address:Wheatley, Ontario, Canada
Sources and Notes
In LAC BHC Index (travel) as David AITKEN, age 8

Group's Destinations: Toronto, Ontario (193); Peterborough, Ontario (6) [girls]; and to Russell, Manitoba (60)

UK Oubound Passenger List: David AIKEN, age 8

WW1 Canada Military Attestation / Service Record: David AIKIN - Date of Birth: 21 September 1892 - Place of Birth: Belfast, Ireland - Killed in Action: 21 August 1917

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