Monday 20 April 2009

Private James Garvey

Born on 3 October 1888 in England - husband of Catharine Garvey, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as driver, married, no current or previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 33.5 inches fully expanded, healthy complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 25 January 1915 (number 410072) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915.

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