Monday 17 December 2012

Private Herbert Warren-Howe

Born on 1 November 1882 in London, England - husband of Elizabeth Warren-Howe, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as tent-maker; married; currently a member of the Governor General's Foot Guards (five years); previously served with the 2nd Battalion, City of London Royal Fusiliers (seven years); Church of England; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; gray eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 15 February 1915 (number 410429) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 2 November 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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