Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Private James Cornelius Conlin

Born on 22 July 1889 in Cobourg, Ontario - brother of Arthur Conlin, Peterborough, Ontario - at time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as brother, single, Roman Catholic, trade as painter and decorator, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 6.25 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 9 January 1918 (number 3055845) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 28 September 1918 - invalided to England on 2 October 1918.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

the correct name here would be Private James Cornelious Conlin (my grandfather)