Rudolph Herbert Sass

Regimental number: 
Unit at enlistment: 
84th Battalion
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Survived the war: 
Date of death: 
November 22nd, 1916
Etretat Churchyard - Seine-Maritime, France - II.A.18.
Commemorated at: 
Ancient Order of Foresters, Penmans Ltd. Honour Roll, St. George Memorial Plaque
Birth country: 
Birth county: 
Birth city: 
Lockport, New York
Address at enlistment: 
St. George, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
St. George, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Penmans No. 1 Mill
Religious denominations: 
Marital status: 
Age at enlistment: 

Letters and documents

Cause and Place of Death: Previously reported Dangerously ILL. Now, Died of Wounds, No. 1 Gen. Hospital. Etretat (SW. Forehead.)

BX November 28, 1916

Private Rudolph Herbert Sass

Private Rudolph Herbert Sass who was reported wounded a week ago has since died of his injuries.  Sass had been in the trenches only a few months.  As a native of St. George, Ontario, he enlisted with the 84th Battalion and went overseas in June.

BX November 30, 1916

Private Rudolph Herbert Sass 84th Battalion, Dies of Wounds

Word was received here on Thursday last that Pte. Rudolph Herbert Sass had been seriously wounded, and on Saturday came another message announcing that Pte. Rudolph H. Sass had died of his wounds.  So far as can be learned the wounds were in the lad’s head and face.  Private Rudolph Sass went overseas last June with the 84th Battalion.  Before leaving Canada he had been raised to the rank of sergeant and on reaching England was transferred from the 84th to 73rd Royal Highlanders.  A memorial service will be held in the Baptist Church on Sunday morning.

BX December 7, 1916

Private Rudolph Herbert Sass Honored in Death

A memorial service was held in the Baptist Church on Sunday morning in honor of the late Private Rudolph Sass, who died of wounds in France last week.