Monday 2 March 2009

Private Charles Joseph Ford

Born on 4 October 1891 in Brockville, Ontario - son of Margaret Ford, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Brockville, Ontario, single, Roman Catholic, trade as electrician, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 5.25 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 9 January 1918 (number 3055800) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - invalided to England on 3 October 1918.

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