Sunday 20 December 2009

Private Stephen Ingle

Born on 15 September 1870 in Lindsay, Ontario - son of Sarah Ingle, Lindsay, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as tailor, single, currently a member of the 45th Regiment (three years), no previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, hazel eyes, grey hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 5 March 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 21 or 22 June 1915 (number 410786) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion in England on 25 May 1916.

(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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