Tuesday 7 April 2009

Corporal Charles Gale

Born on 5 October 1891 in Dundas County, Ontario - husband of Chas Gale, Morrisburg, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Morrisburg, Ontario, trade as general clerk, married, currently a member of the Canal Patrol (five months), no previous military service, Presybterian, height of 5 feet 5.5 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Morrisburg, Ontario, on 4 January 1916 (number 633167) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided sick to England on 20 September 1918.

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