Friday 9 November 2007

Private Fred Ernest Cleroux

Born on 15 January 1898 in Renfrew, Ontario - son of Mrs. Adeline Cleroux, Merricksville, Ontario - enlistment records provide the following: present address in Renfrew, Ontario, trade as spinner, single, no current or previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 5.5 inches, weight of 133 pounds, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, dark hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 24 January 1916 (number 788557) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 15 April 1917.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This was my grandfather.