Saturday, 15 December 2007

Private William Thomas Joseph Coughlin

Born on 27 March 1889 in Eganville, Ontario - son of Owen Coughlin, Eganville, Ontario - at time of conscription in 1918: present address in RR #2 Eganville, Ontario, single, Roman Catholic, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 5.5 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, red hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 1 March 1918 (number 3056979) - 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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