Friday 13 March 2009

Private James Wesley Fox

Born on 12 November 1897 [sic, see below] in Strathcona, Ontario - brother of Shirley Fox, Belleville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Belleville, Ontario, trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 32 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 155th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 25 March 1916 (number 636947) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 26 June 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion as a minor on 12 December 1917.

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