Friday 27 February 2009

Private Samuel Hind Foden

Born on 2 June 1897 in Liverpool, England - son of William Foden, Haileybury, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Haileybury, Ontario, trade as cook, single, currently a member of the 97th Regimnet, no previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair.

Joined the 159th Battalion, CEF, in Haileybury, Ontario, on 4 May 1916 (number 649198) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - wounded on 22 December 1917 - invalided to England on 29 December 1917.

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