Tuesday 12 December 2006

Private John Amon

Born on 18 April 1887 in Parsboro, Nova Scotia - next of kin, Edith Amon, Lindsay, Ontario - attestation form gives trade as shoemaker, married, currently a member of the 93rd Regiment, height of 5 feet 11 inches, chest of 38.5 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, Baptist.

Joined the 59th Canadian Infantry Battalion - transferred to the 38th Battalion on 22 June 1915 (number 410671) - served with the battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 14 October 1916.

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