Sunday 8 May 2011

Private Peter Neddow

Born on 6 November 1876 in Seeley's Bay, Ontario - brother of Joseph Neddow, Lansdowne, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Lansdowne, Ontario; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Gananoque, Ontario, on 21 March 1916 (number 639975) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF, on 8 June 1918 - transferred to the Canadian Infantry Works Battalion, CEF, on 7 July 1918 - transferred to the 2nd Canadian Infantry Works Company, CEF, on 13 September 1918.

Died on 30 August 1925.

(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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