Friday, 21 September 2007

Private Harry Ray Cantelon

Born on 6 June 1893 in Clinton, Ontario - son of David Cantelon, Clinton, Ontario - enlistment records provide the following: trade as student, single, no current military service, previously served as a cadet instructor, Wesleyan, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on 17 March 1915 (number 411073) - taken on the strength of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 16 July 1915 - reenlisted in the military in Esquimalt, British Columbia, on 5 March 1918.

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