Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Private Joseph Michael Connolly

Born on 18 November 1891 in Belleville, Ontario - son of James Connolly, Belleville, Ontario - at time of conscription in 1918: present address same as father, single, Roman Catholic, trade as barber, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 40.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, red hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 12 February 1918 (number 3056688) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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