Tuesday 5 December 2006

Private Thomas George Alexander

Born on 22 December 1892 in Glasgow, Scotland - brother of Mrs. Hiram Pollock, Ottawa - attestation form notes his trade as farmer, never a member of the military previously, height of 5 feet 5.5 inches, chest of 35 inches, ruddy complexion, hazel eyes, auburn hair, Presbyterian.

Joined the 38th Battalion on 22 February 1915 (number 410471) - taken on the strength of the 2nd Canadian Infantry Battalion in France on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 13 December 1915.

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