Wednesday 4 February 2009

Private Lawrence H. Ferris

Born on 22 May 1898 in Saint John, New Brunswick - son of Margaret B. Ferris, Saint John, New Brunswick - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother, trade as printer, single, no current or previous military service, Baptist, height of 5 feet 9.75 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Digby, Nova Scotia, on 20 July 1916 (number 1033150) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 6 or 7 December 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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