Monday, 1 April 2013

Private Harvey James Lefurgey

Born on 1 November 1890 in Forresters Falls, Ontario - son of Mrs. Margaret Lefurgey, Forresters Falls, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as carpenter; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Smiths Falls, Ontario, on 11 January 1915 (number 410820) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF - wounded on 16 October 1915.

(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)

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