Sunday 8 February 2009

Private Clifford Albert Fielding

Born on 24 September 1895 in Russell, Ontario - son of James Albert Fielding, Russell, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Russell, Ontario, trade as barber, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, dark hazel eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Kemptville, Ontario, on 23 March 1916 (number 639957) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - wounded on 3 September 1918 - invalided to England on 7 September 1918.

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