Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Private Henry Britton

Born on 16 September 1887 in Alexandria, Scotland - husband of Agnes Elizabeth Britton, Mount Denis, Ontario - enlistment records note the following: present address in Mount Denis, Ontario, trade as labourer, married, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 126th Canadian Infantry Battalion in Toronto, Ontario, on 11 January 1916 (number 775021) - taken on the strength of the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion in France on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 9 or 12 April 1917 - invalided to England on 25 April 1917.

1 comment:

Lindz said...

This is my great grandfather! Do you by chance have any other info re: his service? :) thanks!