Monday 21 March 2011

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 (, 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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