Saturday, 30 December 2006

Private Robert Erastus Anderson

Born on 29 February 1892 in Bobcaygeon, Ontario - son of William Henry Anderson, Richmond, Saskatchewan - draft form states single, Baptist, farmer, not presently nor previously a member of the military, height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 35 inches, ruddy complexion, gray eyes, light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Saskatchewan Regiment on 3 January 1918 (number 256349) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion in France on 5 September 1918 - struck off the strength of the battali on 16 June 1919.

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