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Informations personnelles

  • ES
  • Ottawa
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Son of Henry H. and Annie Botterell, of Woodroffe, Ontario; single
  • salesman
  • His younger brother served as a fighter pilot and survived. He died at the age of 106 and was the last known surviving pilot of the Great War.

Données militaires

  • September 1914, Valcartier
  • Captain
  • 15th Bn. Central Ontario Regiment (48th Highlanders)
  • Enrolled as a private soldier; Sgt ES Botterell departed the Battalion on 27 Sept 1915 for cadet school; Lt Botterell was loaned to the 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Montreal) when the Brigade, to which both the 15th and the 13th Battalions belonged, was back in the Ypres salient; May 1916 appointed OC (Officer Commanding) No. 3 Company.


  • Shot by a sniper while in the front line trenches of his company. He passed a gap in the trenches and was struck.
  • 26 June 1916
  • 23
  • VI - A - 39



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