Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Private Lawrence Charles Devine

Born on 27 June 1896 in Brockville, Ontario - son of Edward Devine, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as father, trade as glove cutter, single, no current or previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 31.5 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, green eyes, medium dark hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 11 December 1915 (number 639133) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - killed in action on 13 September 1917 - buried in Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-au-Bois (grave XI.A.10), France.

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