Thursday 26 March 2009

Sergeant William Freeman

Born on 19 June 1885 in South Eud[?] on Sea, England - husband of Julia Freeman, Kingston, Ontario (later Middlesex, England) - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as brickmaker, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, on 9 June 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 6 July 1915 (number 410740) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 20 April 1917.

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