Thursday, 10 January 2008

Private Sidney Crabtree

Born on 23 September 1884 in London, England - husband of Ella Irene Crabtree, Toronto, Ontario - at time of enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife, trade as driver, married, no current military service, previously served three years as a private in the 10th Royal Grenadiers, Church of England, height of 5 feet 9.5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 134th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 12 January 1916 (number 799080) - taken on the strength of the Canadian Forestry Corps on 13 July 1917 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 6 or 7 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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