Sunday 15 February 2009

Private Arthur William Fishenden

Born on 19 April 1880 in Kent, Kilndown Parish, England - husband of Janet F. Fishenden, Renfrew, Ontario - son of William and Mary Anna Fishenden - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Renfrew, Ontario, trade as farmer, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 5 inches, weight of 160 pounds, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, greyish blue eyes, red hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 29 January 1916 (number 788561) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - invalided sick to England on 16 November 1917 - died of sickness on 28 February 1918 - buried in Buxton Cemetery (grave 3262), England.

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