Saturday 28 February 2009

Private Bryce Sheldon Foley

Born on 21 November 1889 in Athens, Ontario - son of James Foley, Athens, Ontario - at the time of his recruitment in 1918: present address in Athens, Ontario, single, Methodist, farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 6 feet 2 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 9 January 1918 (number 3055868) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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