Wednesday 28 October 2009

Private Jacob Holing

Joined the 194th Battalion, CEF, on 28 February 1916 (number 904319) - taken on the strength of the 1st Labour Battalion, CEF, on 8 January 1917 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 May 1918 - struck off strength to the Canadian Labour Pool on 21 June 1918 - transferred to the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps, CEF, on 29 June 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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