Tuesday 12 December 2006

Private Alfred Vincent Amickons

Born on 10 July 1897 in Golden Lake, Ontario - son of Vincent Amickons, Golden Lake, Ontario - draft form gives trade as farmer, single, not now nor previously a member of the military, height of 5 feet 10.5 inches, chest of 34.5 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, scar on left cheek and left jaw.

Conscripted into the 1st Eastern Ontario Regiment on 3 January 1918 (number 3055325) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion in France on 17 or 19 August 1918 - wounded on 28 September 1918 - invalided to England on 18 October 1918.

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