Thursday, 10 January 2008

Private Hanford Coyle

Born on 27 December 1888 in Jordan Mountain, New Brunswick - husband of Ella Coyle, Saint John, New Brunswick - at time of enlistment in 1915: present address in Saint John, New Brunswick, trade as labourer, married, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 4 inches, chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 140th Battalion, CEF, in Sussex, New Brunswick, on 27 October 1915 (number 817248) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 April 1918 - wounded and captured as a prisoner of war on 10 August 1918 - repatriated on 15 December 1918.

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