Saturday, 15 September 2007

Sergeant Wilfred Alexander Campbell

Born on 3 October 1897 in Cheltenham, (province) - next of lin listed as Alexander Campbell, Inglewood, Ontario - enlistment records provide the following: trade as livery stable employee, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 22 November 1915 (number 775254) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - invalided sick to England on 26 February 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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