Sunday 26 April 2009

Private Ferdinand Charles Gaynor

Born on 15 September 1896 in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica - son of W.A. and M. Louisa Gaynor, St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario, trade as dry goods salesman, single, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 204th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 1 May 1916 (number 237710) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - killed in action on 2 September 1918 - buried in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery (grave II.B.34), France.

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