Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Private Homer Reuben Dillabough

Born on 18 September 1889 in Helens Corners, Ontario - son of Peter Dillabough, Franktown, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as father, single, Church of England, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 11 January 1918 (number 3056070) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - died on 28 September 1918 of wounds received that day - buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery (grave IV.A.19), France.

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