Monday, 26 March 2012

Lance-Corporal Murray Grant Sharpe

Born on 8 January 1894 in Lower Millstream, New Brunswick - son of George S. Sharpe, Lower Millstream, New Brunswick - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Macoun, Saskatchewan[?]; trade as teacher; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 212th Battalion, CEF, in Macoun, Saskatchewan[?], on 13 May 1916 (number 261578) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 May 1917 - struck off strength for the Officers' Training Course on 22 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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