Thursday, 31 March 2011

Private James Fletcher Morris

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, on 13 December 1915 (number 775351) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 13 April 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - wounded on 3 or 4 September 1918 - invalided to England on 8 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Harry Morris

Born on 18 February 1882 in Montreal, Quebec - husband of Lilian Jane Morris (nee Richardson), Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as commercial traveller; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; light complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 87th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 23 November 1915 (number 178089) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England on 14 July 1916 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 27 or 28 January 1917 - invalided to England on 12 February 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Private Andrew Morris

Born on 13 May 1890 in Edinburgh, Scotland - son of Alexander and Elizabeth Morris, Leith, Scotland - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as butcher; single; currently a member of the 43rd Duke of Cornwall's Own Rifles; no previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 16 April 1915 (number 410141) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 or 21 November 1916 - invalided to England on 23 November 1916 - died of those wounds on 2 December 1916 - buried in Edinburgh (Noth Merchiston) Cemetery (grave N.480), Scotland.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Sergeant Albert William Morris

Born on 10 April 1894 in Herefordshire, England - son of Mrs. Lusabeth Morris, Herefordshire, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as laborer; single; currently a member of the Territorial Army Service Corps in England; no previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 3 June 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 22 June 1915 (number 410822) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 6 December 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 22 April 1917 - wounded on 27 March 1918 - invalided to England on 4 April 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Private Andrew Morissey

Born on 1 September 1892 in St. Johns, Newfoundland - son of Mrs. Katherine Morrisey, Mattawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as lumberman; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 9.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Smith Falls, Ontario, on 13 March 1915 (number 410819) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 13 December 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Telesphore Joseph Morin

Born on 9 December 1883 in Montreal, Quebec - husband of Stella Morin, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as civil servant; married; no current military service; previously served with the 43rd Duke of Cornwall's Own Rifles (one and a half years); Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; gray eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 20 July 1915 (number 410140) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 12 August 1917 in order to be commissioned - commissioned as a Lieutenant with the 7th Reserve Battalion - joined the 259th Battalion, CSEF, on 24 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Monday, 28 March 2011

Private Frederick Morin

Born on 6 June 1891 in St. Anne, Quebec - son of Celestine Morin, St. Anne, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Hintonburg, Ontario; trade as labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Prescott, Ontario, on 1 January 1916 (number 639246) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 2 or 4 November 1918 - invalided to England on 10 November 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Fortunat Morin

Born on 16 November 1895 in Ottawa, Ontario - friend of Hermeline Jobin, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Ottawa, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 32 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 23 January 1918 (number 3056292) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - invalided to England on 2 October 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sunday, 27 March 2011

Private Fabian Morin

Born on 4 July 1891 in Buckingham, Quebec - son of Mrs. Angelina Morin, Pembroke, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1917: present address in Pembroke, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as blacksmith; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 20 December 1917 (number 4020107) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1918 - wounded on 2, 3 or 4 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Basil Alfred Edgar Morgan

Born on 24 January 1897 in West Mawling, England - next of kin listed as Harry Morgan, West Mawling, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; ruddy brunette complexion; dark brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 70th Battalion, CEF, in Forest, Ontario, on 10 September 1915 (number 123227) - taken on the strength of the 1st Labour Battalion, CEF, on 8 January 1917 - transferred to the 1st Canadian Infantry Works Battalion, CEF, on 26 March 1918 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 21 or 22 August 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 2 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Private Theodore Moreau

Born on 15 February 1887 in Hull, Quebec - husband of Cornme[?] Moreau, Hull, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as pandermen steam driller; married with three children; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 3.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 77th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 25 August 1915 (number 145030) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Bermuda on 6 December 1915 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1915 - died on 23 November 1916 of wounds received that day - buried in Contay British Cemetery (grave IV.E.16), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Private Fred Moreau

Born on 9 February 1888 in Quebec, Quebec - son of Fred Moreau, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as boilermaker; single; no current military service; previously served with the 17th Battalion (three years); Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, on 22 May 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 21 or 22 June 1915 (number 410821) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion in England on 31 May 1916.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Friday, 25 March 2011

Private Colin More

Born on 24 January 1886 in London, Ontario - son of John More, Thamesford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in London, Ontario; trade as iron worker; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in London, Ontario, on 20 December 1915 (number 189938) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 or 21 August 1916 - wounded on 26 June 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 13 July 1917 - wounded on 1 September 1918 - invalided to England on 4 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private William Franklin Morden

Born on 16 May 1895 in St. Mary's, Ontario - brother of Mrs. Mary Conley, St. Mary's, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in St. Mary's, Ontario; trade as laborer; single; no current or previous military service; Baptist; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 110th Battalion, CEF, in St. Mary's, Ontario, on 26 January 1916 (nmber 727385) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - wounded on 2 or 3 September 1918 - invalided to England on 7 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Private John Moran, MM

Born on 1 May 1889 in Scotland - friend of Miss Eliza Jane Whalen, Oxford Station, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Oxford Station, Ontario; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 32.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Kemptville, Ontario, on 22 April 1916 (number 640112) - reported as "deserted" on 30 August 1916 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - killed in action on 2 September 1918 - buried in Wancourt British Cemetery (grave VIII.G.22), France.

Awarded the Military Medal - no official citation - unit recommendation dated 15 August 1918: "For fearless conduct during operations in front of Hallu Aug. 10th and 11th 1918."

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org; Canadian War Museum, 19680229-001, Manu 58C 1 2.18, Honours and Awards, 38th Battalion (Records of recommendations for honours and awards and mentioned in dispatches 19161121 19190117))

Private James Alexander Moran

Born on 1 August 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland - friend of Charlotte Luck, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as Charlotte Luck; trade as news salesman; single; no current military service; previously served with the 25th Regiment (Private for six months); Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 3.75 inches; chest of 43 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 204th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 24 June 1916 (number 238029) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 March 1918 - wounded on 2 or 4 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 12 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Lance-Sergeant Arthur Earl Moran

Born on 27 May 1898 in Brantford, Ontario - son of John Edward Moran, Brantford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as office clerk; single; currently a member of the 19th Regiment; previously served with the Welland Canal Force (eleven months); Church of England; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 215th Battalion, CEF, in Brantford, Ontario, on 29 November 1916 (number 270613) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sergeant Algernon Cecil Moran

Born on 1 December 1891 in Isle of Wight, England - next of kin listed as Miss Muriel Moran, Jersey City, New Jersey - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as bank clerk; single; currently a member of the 3rd Victoria Rifles of Canada (four years); no previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 6.3 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 3 March 1915 (number 410928) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, CEF, on 16 July 1915.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Private Thomas Arthur Moore

Born on 12 August 1897 in Perth, Ontario - son of James Moore, Perth, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as plumber; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; weight of 135 pounds; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Perth, Ontario, on 6 November 1915 (number 787036) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - invalided sick to England on 14 May 1917 - later served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Lieutenant Robert Ivan Moore

Born on 19 September 1892 in Township of Ops[?], Canada - son of James Moore, Reaboro, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Lindsay, Ontario; trade as student at law; Methodist; currently a member of the 45th Victoria Regiment; no previous military service.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, as a Lieutenant on 22 November 1915 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England as a Lieutenant on 7 August 1916 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 1 December 1916 - promoted to Acting-Captain while officer commanding a company with the 7th Reserve Battalion - relinquished rank of Acting-Captain on 15 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 16 September 1918 - wounded on 28 October 1918 - invalided to England on 5 November 1918 - transferred to the 6th Reserve Battalion.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Monday, 21 March 2011

Private Percival Moore

Born on 21 June 1897 in Manchester, England - son of William and Elizabeth Moore, Carleton Place, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: trade as factory hand; single; currently a member of the Active Militia (no details provided); no previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; weight of 125 pounds; medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Carleton Place, Ontario, on 4 January 1916 (number 787646) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - killed in action on 9 April 1917 - buried in Canadian Cemetery No.2 (grave 10.C.28), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Sergeant Neal Farish Moore

Born on 19 November 1895 in Cornwall, Ontario - next of kin listed as William Moore, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: trade as clerk; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 8.5 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined No. 3 Section, Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 14 February 1916 (number 319897) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - sent to England for officer training course on 27 October 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Private Kenneth Harold Moore

Born on 25 October 1897 in Springfield, Ontario - son of J.L. Mabel Moore, Springfield, Ontario - brother of Acting-Corporal Gordon Earl Moore, 38th Battalion, CEF - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Springfield, Ontario; trade as butcher; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in St. Thomas, Ontario, on 3 January 1916 (number 189773) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 or 21 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 9 December 1916 - invalided to Canada for further medical treatment.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private John Osborne Moore

Born on 8 January 1896 in Russell, Ontario - son of Henrietta Jane Moore, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as telegraph operator; single; no current or previous military service; Baptist; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 22 June 1915 (number 410820) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Signal Pool, Canadian Engineers, CEF, as a Sapper on 8 March 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Saturday, 19 March 2011

Private George William Moore

Born on 10 August 1888 in Gananoque, Ontario - son of Martha Moore, Gananoque, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Gananoque, Ontario; single; Church of England; trade as laborer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 11 January 1918 (number 3056022) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 or 3 September 1918 - invalided to England on 4 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Friday, 18 March 2011

Private Frank Moore

Born on 2 December 1894 in Belfast, Ireland - son-in-law of Mrs. A. Wurm, Anrprior, Ontario (no other relations) - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Arnprior, Ontario; widower; Methodist; trade as lumberman; no current military service; previously served with the 42nd Regiment (one month); height of 5 feet 5.25 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; medium dark complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 January 1918 (number 3320200) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 13 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Acting-Major (Lieutenant) Edward Cecil Horatio Moore

Born in 1877 in London, England - husband of Kathleen Mary Moore, Brockville, Ontario - son of Edward Cecil Moore, London, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as manufacturer; married; currently a member of the 41st Regiment (two months); no previous military service.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 April 1915 - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - killed in action on 9 April 1917 - buried in Villers Station Cemetery (grave IX.A.1), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Private John William Mooney

Born on 30 March 1899 in Stellarton, Nova Scotia - son of Joseph Mooney, Stellarton, Nova Scotia - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Stellarton, Nova Scotia; trade as clerk; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the Signals Training Depot, Canadian Engineers, CEF, in Nova Scotia on 6 June 1917 (number 2265606) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 September 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sergeant John Francis Mooney

Born on 29 December 1886 in London, England - son Oliver Austin and Sarah Elizabeth Mooney, Stratford, London, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 70th Battalion, CEF, in Chatham, Ontario, on 4 October 1915 (number 123941) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 February 1917 - killed in action on 9 April 1917 - buried in Givenchy-en-Gohelle Canadian Cemetery (grave F.14), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Private John Daniel Mooney

Born on 24 August 1886 in Iona, Ontario - husband of Mrs. C. Mooney, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife; trade as civil servant; married; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 207th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 25 May 1916 (number 246370) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 November 1917 - struck off strength to the Canadian Postal Corps, CEF, on 16 August 1918 - promoted to Acting-Sergeant.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Alexander Montreul

Born on 2 April 1897 Glen[?], Ontario - son of Maurice Montreul, Dalhousie Station, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Dalhousie Station, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as cheese maker; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; fair hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 3 January 1918 (number 4020271) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1918 - invalided sick to England on 14 January 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Private George William Montroy

Born on 18 December 1895 in Green Valley, Ontario - son of Charles Montroy, Oxford Mills, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Oxford Mills, Ontario; trade as labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue grey eyes; black hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Kemptvile, Ontario, on 16 February 1916 (number 639623) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 11 August 1918 - invalided to England on 15 August 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Albert Montara

Born on 5 July 1888 in Queensland, Australia - husband of Bessie Montara, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address same as wife; trade as farmer; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 1st Depot Battalion, 2nd Central Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 21 November 1917 (number 3105713) - taken on the strength of the 58th Battalion, CEF, on 1 or 2 June 1918 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 August 1918 - wounded on 28 September 1918 - invalided to England on 30 September 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Monday, 14 March 2011

Lance-Corporal Ernest Elmer Monroe

Born on 23 July 1889 in Rouceverte, West Virginia - son of John Joseph and Virginia Frances Monroe, Rouceverte, West Virginia - brother of Charles E. Monroe, Logan, West Virginia - brother of Miss L.R. Dixon, Rouceverte, West Virginia - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Rouceverte, West Virginia; trade as trainman; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; ruddy complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Fort William, Ontario, on 17 December 1915 (number 198502) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 19 or 20 March 1917 - killed in action on 26 June 1917 - buried in La Chaudière Military Cemetery (grave II.A.3), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Private Lloyd William Mooney

Born on 20 November 1894 in Bradford, Ontario - son of William Mooney, Bradford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 31 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 74th Battalion, CEF, in Niagara, Ontario, on 4 August 1915 (number 135199) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England on 11 July 1916 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 2 or 4 January 1917 - invalided to England on 24 January 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sunday, 13 March 2011

Private Alfred Walter Mongour

Born on 26 October 1886 in England - husband of Emma Mongour, Westboro, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as stove mounter; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 5 March 1915 (number 410527) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Denis Monfet

Born on 17 January 1886 in Canada - son of Mrs. Adalaide Monfet, Lake Megantic, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as cook; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 5.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; swarthy complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 16 February 1915 (number 410213) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF - taken on the strength of the 20th[?] Battalion, CEF, on 3 February 1916 - wounded on 5 or 7 June 1916.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Private Frank Monette

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, on 8 January 1918 (number 3320005) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - wounded on 3 November 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 13 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: 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)

Corporal William Campbell Mollison, MM

Born on 3 August 1890 in Dundee, Scotland - brother of Jessie Mollison, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as teamster; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 40 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 7 May 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 22 June 1915 (number 410819) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 22 or 23 February 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 26 February 1917 - wounded on 20 December 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 20 January 1918 - wounded on 22 April 1918 - invalided to England on 8 May 1918.

Awarded the Military Medal - no official citation - unit recommendation dated 1 March 1917: "For conspicuous work during the raid carried out by this Battn on the enemy trenches Feb 22/17."

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Canadian War Museum, 19680229-001, Manu 58C 1 2.18, Honours and Awards, 38th Battalion (Records of recommendations for honours and awards and mentioned in dispatches 19161121 19190117))

Friday, 11 March 2011

Private Norris Robert Mold

Born on 13 March 1892 in Banbury, England - son of Nora Mold, Leamington Spa, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as motor mechanic; single; no current or previous military service; Baptist; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined No. 2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 27 November 1916 (number 513403) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 13 or 14 August 1918 - invalided to England on 15 August 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Arnold Richard Molaskey

Born on 13 February 1893 in St. Thomas, Ontario - next of kin listed as Mrs. Jessie Molaskey, Elgin, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: trade as mail carrier; single; no current military service; previously served with the 25th Regiment (two years); Methodist; height of 5 feet 8.25 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in St. Thomas, Ontario, on 10 April 1916 (number 190247) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 or 21 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 21 October 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 26 April 1917 - wounded on 16 or 19 June 1917 - invalided to England on 4 July 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Private Robert Edwin Moyse

Born on 16 November 1889 in Montreal, Quebec - next of kin listed as C.E. Moyse, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as advocate; single; currently a member of the 5th Royal Scots of Canada; no previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 34.3 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 1 March 1915 (number 410922) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 16 July 1915 - transferred to the British Army on 22 July 1915 in order to be commissioned.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Frederick Mohns, MM

Born on 10 February 1898 in Pembroke, Ontario - son of August Mohns, Pembroke, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Pembroke, Ontario; trade as machinist; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; weight of 145 pounds; fair complexion; blue eyes; light hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 14 November 1916 (number 1042355) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

Awarded the Military Medal - no official citation - unit recommendation dated 5 October 1918: "For Gallantry during the operations in the vicinity of Bourlon, 29th Sept 1918."

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Canadian War Museum, 19680229-001, Manu 58C 1 2.18, Honours and Awards, 38th Battalion (Records of recommendations for honours and awards and mentioned in dispatches 19161121 19190117); Sailing List, 240th Battalion, CEF)

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Private Richard Moffatt

Born on 6 May 1899 in Glasgow, Scotland - son of Mrs. May McIntryre, Glasgow, Scotland - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Cobden, Ontario; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 5.25 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; weight of 124 pounds; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 27 September 1916 (number 1042161) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 February 1918 - struck off strength to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 13 May 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Charles Wesley Mitz

Born on 30 March 1894 in Ivanhoe, Ontario - son of Walter Mitz, Stirling, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 1.5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; dark ruddy complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the 80th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 25 August 1915 (number 219112) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 July 1916 - [then] - taken on the strength of the 3rd Canadian Labour Battalion, CEF, on 9 February 1917 - wounded on 28 June 1917 - transferred to the 4th Canadian Labour Battalion, CEF, on 21 November 1917 - wounded on 3 December 1917 - transferred to the Canadian Forestry Corps, CEF, on 6 May 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Sergeant Robert Walter Mitchell

Born on 23 June 1893 in Omemee, Ontario - son of Robert Mitchell, Omemee, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Omemee, Ontario; trade as tinsmith; single; currently a member of the 45th Victoria Regiment; no previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 8.75 inches; chest of 39.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Omemee, Ontario, on 10 February 1916 (number 724116) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Monday, 7 March 2011

Private Danzel Mitchell

Born on 8 August 1895 in Perth, Ontario - son of D. John Mitchell, Perth, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as laborer; single; currently a member of "C" Company, 42nd Regiment; no previous military service; Wesleyan; height of 5 feet 5.5 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Smiths Falls, Ontario, on 26 January 1915 (number 410544) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 29 or 30 March 1917 - died of those wounds on 11 April 1917 - buried in √Čtaples Military Cemetery (grave XXII.F.5A), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Private Archibald Coulson Mitchell

Born on 8 December 1880 in Port Elgin, Ontario - son of William E. Mitchell, Victoria, British Columbia - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as machinist; single; no current military service; previously served with The Royal Canadian Regiment (three years), The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (three years) and the 48th Highlanders of Canada (three years); Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4.5 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; weight of 155 pounds; fair complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 8 November 1916 (number 1042435) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 5 November 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Sailing List, 240th Battalion, CEF)

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Private Charles William Mison

Born on 27 September 1887 in Ottawa, Ontario - husband of Daisy Mison, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1914: trade as plasterer; married; currently a member of the Active Militia; previously served with the American 1st Cavalry (three years) and the Governor General's Foot Guards (one year); Congregationalist; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 2nd Battalion, CEF, in Valcartier, Quebec, on 22 September 1914 (number 7881) - [then] - joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 26 April 1915 - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - transferred to the Canadian Engineers, CEF, on 26 January 1917 - rejoined the 2nd Battalion on 22 September 1917 - promoted to the rank of Acting-Corporal - [then] - joined the Canadian Ordnance Corps [?], in Ottawa, Ontario, on 11 January 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Mervyn Miskelly

Born on 18 July 1881 in Merrickville, Ontario - son of William Miskelly, Merrickville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Merrickville, Ontario; trade as tinsmith; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined No. 3 Section Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 21 March 1917 (number 2043040) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - killed in action on 30 October 1917 - name inscribed on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (panel 10-18-26-28), Belgium.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Corporal Egbert Mishaw, MM

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, on 4 January 1916 (number 775120) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - injured accidentally and invalided to England on 24 May 1918.

Awarded the Military Medal - no official citation - unit recommendation dated 6 November 1917: "During the operations in the Passchendaele Ridge Area this N.C.O. displayed splendid qualities of leadership and the greatest devotion to duty."

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Canadian War Museum, 19680229-001, Manu 58C 1 2.18, Honours and Awards, 38th Battalion (Records of recommendations for honours and awards and mentioned in dispatches 19161121 19190117))

Private Clarence Miners

Born on 4 June 1894 in Aylmer, Ontario - husband of Cathleen Miners, London, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as wife; trade as railroad freight clerk; married; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; dark brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 70th Battalion, CEF, in London, Ontario, on 1 November 1915 (number 124415) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 September 1918 - wounded on 27 or 28 September 1918 - invalided to England on 1 October 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Friday, 4 March 2011

Lieutenant Asa Raymond Minard

Born on 3 January 1896 in Boston, Massachusetts - son of Asa R. and Adelaide M. Minard, Toronto, Ontario (later Detroit, Michigan) - brother of Captain Basil Boise Wood Minard - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as mother; trade as clerk; Baptist; currently a member of the 36th Regiment (Sergeant, three years); previously served with high school cadets.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, as a Lieutenant in Toronto, Ontario, on 29 October 1915 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, as a Lieutenant on 25 April 1917 - died on 30 June 1917 of wounds received that day - buried in Villers Station Cemetery (grave X.D.6), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Private Robert Lawrence Milne

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 25 or 28 May 1915 (number 410543) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF, on 8 June 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Private Arthur Robb Milne

Born on 16 September 1894 in Pointe Claire, Quebec - next of kin listed as George E.R. Milne, Pointe Claire, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as agricultural student; single; no current military service; previously served with the Macdonald College COTC; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 9.3 inches; chest of 38.8 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, on 9 March 1915 (number 410955) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 17 July 1915.

Awarded the Military Medal.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Lieutenant Reuben Delemme Millyard

Born on 22 September 1894 in St. Thomas, Ontario - son of the Reverend Reuben and Margaret Elizabeth Millyard (nee Schell) - brother of Malcolm Millyard, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as brother; trade as actuary; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 7.75 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 5th Overseas Universities Company, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 20 November 1915 - transferred to the 7th Reserve Battalion, CEF, as a Lieutenant on 28 April 1917 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 16 August 1917 - wounded on 31 October 1917 - ceased to be attached to the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - sent to England on 11 November 1917 - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 7 September 1918 - killed in action on 30 September 1918 - buried in Canada Cemetery (grave I.A.1), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

Private Albert William Milward

Born on 10 December 1895 in Derby, England - son of Mrs. L. Worthington, New Longton, Preston, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Detroit, Michigan; trade as machinist; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined No. 2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Windsor, Ontario, on 22 November 1916 (number 513364) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 or 6 July 1917 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 6 September 1918 - later served with reserve units - later promoted to acting-sergeant.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Private William Earle Mills

Born on 15 March 1893 in Jasper, Ontario - son of Mrs. A.J. Mills, Jasper, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother; single; Methodist; trade as express messenger; height of 5 feet 11 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 17 January 1918 (number 3320465) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - invalided to England on 8 October 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

Sergeant Wesley Daniel Mills

Born on 8 January 1892 in Westmeath, Ontario - son of Mrs. Elizabeth Mills, Pembroke, Ontario (later Aberdeen, Washington) - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as plumber; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Smiths Falls, Ontario, on 5 January 1915 (number 410818) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 14 October 1916 - later served with reserve units.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)