Sunday 3 January 2010

Lance-Corporal Archie Manuel Jardine

Born on 26 June 1896 in Dunblane, Scotland - son of Mrs. James Jardine, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother; trade as painter; single; currently a member of the Governor General's Foot Guards (one years); previously served with the Black Watch (two years); Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 March 1916 (number 633935) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - wounded on 21 July 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 5 September 1918 - wounded on 27 or 28 September 1918 - invalided to England on 6 October 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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