Thursday 2 April 2009

Private Aldoria Gagne

Born on 18 June 1895 in Hull, Quebec - son of William Gagne, Hull, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as papermaker, single, no current or previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 33.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 77th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 7 August 1915 (number 144326) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Bermuda on 6 December 1915 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 25 May 1916 - joined the 242nd Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 26 May 1916.

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