Saturday, 31 May 2008

Private Henry Davis

Born on 19 May 1897 in Yorkshire, England - brother of Annie Davis (Mrs. J. Jacques), Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Ottawa, Ontario, trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 2.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 4 March 1916 (number 633646) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - invalided sick to England on 16 November 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 12 April 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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