Friday 1 March 2013

Private Archibald Winters

Born on 8 May 1895 in Shannonville, Ontario - son of Edith Winters, Shannonville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Belleville, Ontario; trade as cement worker; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 2 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 155th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 21 February 1916 (number 636675) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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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