Saturday, 28 July 2007

Private George Harry Bryan

Born on 9 August 1896 in Lindsay, Ontario - son of Harry Bryans, Lindsay, Ontario - enlistment records provide the following: trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 59th Canadian Infantry Battalion in Lindsay, Ontario, on 19 March 1915 - transferred to the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 22 June 1915 (number 410699) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 22 December 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 2 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 18 January 1919.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

he was a brave man my grand father we all thank him for what he we could be free and safe.