Saturday 28 February 2009

Major Harry Allison Folkins

Born on 27 December 1870 in Saint John, New Brunswick - son of Hiram William and Mercie C. Folkins, Sussex, New Brunswick - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as civil servant, currently a member of the active militia, no previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, left eye artificial.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 1 February 1915 as the battalion paymaster - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - died of sickness on 6 July 1917 - buried in Sussex (Kirk Hill) Cemetery, King's County (grave Plot Centre 142), New Brunswick.

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