Thursday 26 February 2009

Private Robert Reginald Flood

Born on 7 July 1892 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland - next of kin listed as Mrs. N. Flood-Thain, London, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student at McDonald Agricultural College, single, currently a member of the Canadian Officers' Training Corps at McDonald College, no previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 9.8 inches, chest of 36.8 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ste. Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, on 8 March 1915 (number 410941) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry - transferred to the Imperial Army on 7 July 1915 in order to be commissioned.

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