Sunday, 10 February 2008

Private William Andrew Curry

Born on 1 April 1881 in Brockville, Ontario - next of kin lists as Mrs. Eliza Margaret Curry, Brockville, Ontario - at time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as machinist (chauffeur), single, no current military service, previously served three years in the 41st Regiment band, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 30 March 1915 (number 410481) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 31 May 1916.

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