Saturday 14 March 2009

Private Joseph Welsey Fox

Born on 24 September 1880 in Madoc Township, Ontario - husband of Emma Fox, Point Anne, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Point Anne, Ontario, trade as labourer, married, no current military service, previously served with the 49th Regiment (two years), Methodist, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 40 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 254th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 15 January 1917 (number 1093249) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 March 1918 - invalided sick to England on 10 March 1919.

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