Saturday 11 July 2009

Private Joseph Guilbeault

Born on 17 March 1888 in Ottawa, Ontario - son of Mrs. M. Guilbeault, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Ottawa, Ontario, single, Roman Catholic, trade as labourer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 25 February 1918 (number 4025076) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - killed in action on 29 September 1918 - buried in Bourlon Wood Cemetery (grave II.C.8), France.

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