Friday 20 February 2009

Private William John Fitzgibbon

Born on 25 August 1915 in Brockville, Ontario - son of Emma Fitzgibbon, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as chauffeur, single, no current military service, previously served with the 41st Regiment (two years), Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded, fresh complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 2 March 1915 (number 410695) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915.

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