Sunday 15 March 2009

Private Michael John Fox

Born on 21 August 1875 in Richmond West, Ontario - husband of Annie Florence Fox, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as carpenter, married (with three children, eleven years, seven years and five months old), no current military service, previously served with the 56th Regiment (two years) and the Princess Louise Dragoon Guards (six years), Roman Catholic, height of 6 feet 1 inch, chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 1 May 1915 (number 410095) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool on 5 May 1918.

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