Monday 20 April 2009

Lance-Corporal Caleb Gilbert Garrison

Born on 14 March 1895 in Thorough, Ontario - son of Frank Garrison, Corbyville, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as father, single, Methodist, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Barriefield Camp, Ontario, on 31 May 1918 (number 3060348) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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