Thursday 4 February 2010

Private Henry Alexander Jones

Born on 17 June 1894 in Pakenham, Ontario - husband of Mrs. H. Jones, Arnprior, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: trade as weaver; married; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 7 inches; fair complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Carleton Place, Ontario, on 15 January 1916 (number 787648) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 22 November 1917.

(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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