Friday, 28 March 2008

Private Thomas Currie Dallas

Born on 15 September 1887 in Inverness, Scotland - son of Alfred and I. Dallas, Edinburgh, Scotland - brother of Anne Dallas, Edinburgh, Scotland - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Blind River, Ontario, trade as physician, single, no current military service, previously served two years in OTC TF Edinburgh University, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, grey eyes, auburn hair.

Joined the 119th Battalion, CEF, in Blind River, Ontario, on 20 April 1916 (number 755152) - taken on the strength of the 58th Battalion, CEF, on 28 March 1918 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 August 1918 - killed in action on 29 September 1918 - buried in Bourlon Wood Cemetery (grave II.C.7), France.

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