Wednesday 3 June 2009

Private Samuel Goss

Born on 14 June 1878 in St. John's, Newfoundland - husband of Bertha Goss, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as roofer, married, currently a member of the Princes Wales' Fusiliers, Montreal (three years), no previous military service, Wesleyan, height of 5 feet 3.5 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, gray eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 27 April 1915 (number 410103) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool on 14 October 1918.

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