Saturday, 22 September 2007

Private Robert Clement Carney

Born on 27 March 1898 in Belleville, Ontario - son of Robert Carney, Peterborough, Ontario - enlistment records provide the following: present address same as father, trade as soda water bottler, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 5.5 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 74th Battery, CFA, CEF, in Peterborough, Ontario, on 3 January 1917 (number 344937) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion on 11 or 12 July 1917 - invalided sick to England on 20 January 1919.

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