Sunday 29 May 2011

Private William Henry Noice

Born on 20 March 1896 in Minden, Ontario - son of Mary Jane Noice, Minden, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: teamster; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 27 September 1915 (number 724258) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 14 April 1917 - later served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF.

(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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