Saturday, 23 August 2008

Private Filbert H. Dine

Born on 2 October 1897 in Kingston, Ontario - son of Mrs. Jennie Dine, Kingston, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 2.5 inches, chest of 33 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair.

Joined the 80th Battalion, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 9 September 1915 (number 219244) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England on 11 July 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 22 August 1916 [???] or later served with reserve units.

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