Thursday 9 April 2009

Private Gerald Gallant

Born on 24 June 1895 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island - son of John Gallant, Summerside, Prince Edward Island - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Shediac, New Brunswick, trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 33 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, on 12 August 1916 (number 1033251) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 April 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 May 1919.

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