Friday 6 March 2009

Private Arnold Oscar Forman

Born on 30 June 1892 in Langley, British Columbia - brother of J.F. Forman, Milner, British Columbia - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer, single, no current military service, previously served with the British Columbia Horse (six months), Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 72nd Battalion, CEF, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 7 October 1915 (number 129944) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 or 6 October 1916 - transferred to the 12th Brigade Machine Gun Company on 15 December 1916 - wounded on 28 June 1917.

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