Saturday 23 August 2008

Private Howard Irvin Dinner

Born on 10 September 1885 in Port Hope, Ontario - husband of Rudy Dinner, Langstaffe, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as moulder, married, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 18 March 1915 (number 410727) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 3 October 1918.

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