Tuesday 7 April 2009

Lance-Corporal Arthur Austin Gale

Born on 10 October 1898 in Southwold, Ontario - son of Mrs. Ida Alberta Gale, Shedden, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Shedden, Ontario, trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Baptist, height of 5 feet 7.75 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, gray eyes, light hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in St. Thomas, Ontario, on 22 March 1916 (number 190091) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 or 21 August 1916 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 10 November 1917.

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