Tuesday 17 March 2009

Private George Francis

Born on 19 December 1890 in Birmingham, England - brother of Mary Francis, Pugwash Junction, Nova Scotia - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Halifax, Nova Scotia, trade as packer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 4.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, on 5 August 1916 (number 1033200) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 16 or 17 February 1917 - invalided sick to England on 25 May 1917.

Died on 3 or 30 April 1923.

No comments: