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Joseph Walter Poznik

In memory of:

Private Joseph Walter Poznik

August 2, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


142nd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of the late Mrs. Mary Poznik.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

X. 991.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Walter Poznik– Pvt. 823849 Joseph Walter Poznik (Left seated) 142nd Battn. C.E.F. Enlisted May 23rd 1916, He listed his occupation as "Cook" He died at age 27 on Aug. 2nd 1916 (Less than 3 months service) 
Born in Russia in 1888 he immigrated to America in 1905 settling in the ST. Louis MO. area before enlisting in the Canadian army. He also served 29 months in the U.S. Army (Peace time) Photo is ID'ed on back.

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