Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Private Orville Deschamps

Born on 14 December 1879 in Valleyfield, Quebec - brother of Mrs. William Froats[?], Morrisburg, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Morrisburg, Ontario, trade as printer, single, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Morrisburg, Ontario, on 29 March 1916 (number 633961) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 2 September 1918.

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