Monday 14 March 2011

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 (, 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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