Friday, October 12, 2007

Lance-Corporal Arthur Catlow

Born on 9 February 1878 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England - son of Robert Catlow, Blackburn, Lancashire, England - enlistment records provide the following: present address in Simcoe, Ontario, trade as mechanic, single, currently a member of the 39th Regiment, no previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 5.25 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 133rd Battalion, CEF, in Simcoe, Ontario, on 19 January 1916 (number 796100) - transferred to the 215th Battalion, CEF - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 5 May 1919.

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