Sunday 8 March 2009

Private William Forsyth

Born on 27 September 1893 in Belmont, Ontario - son of Thomas Forsyth, Havelock, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Havelock, Ontario, single, Methodist, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 8 January 1918 (number 3055708) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 4 October 1918.

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