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 (, 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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