Saturday, 15 December 2007

Private Alonzo Coughlin

Born on 1 November 1897 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan - son of Mrs. Ellen Coughlin, Peterborough, Ontario - at time of conscription in 1918: present address same as mother, single, Roman Catholic, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, black hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 11 January 1918 (number 3056068) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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