Saturday 21 February 2009

Private Charles Bartlett Flavelle

Born on 1 April 1897 in Lindsay, Ontario - son of William A. Flavelle, Lindsay, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 4.75 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, brown eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 77th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 11 August 1915 (number 145044) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Bermuda on 6 December 1915 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 19 August 1917.

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