Thursday 9 July 2009

Private Henry Groves

Born on 15 December 1896 in Bristol, England - son of Mrs. Parker, Bristol, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 2 inches, chest of 33.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 27 September 1915 (number 219743) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - invalided sick to England on 23 June 1918.

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