Sunday 12 April 2009

Private Clarence Roy Garbutt

Born on 19 July 1886 in Warkworth, Ontario - son of Mary Ann Garbutt, Warkworth, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Warkworth, Ontario, single, Methodist, trade as printer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 11 January 1918 (number 3055909) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 12 September 1918.

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