Thursday 23 April 2009

Private Joseph Gaudreau

Born on 13 December 1893 in Rochonville, Quebec - son of Mrs. M. Gaudreau, Rochonville, Quebec - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Rochonville, Quebec, single, Roman Catholic, trade as lumberman, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 13 March 1918 (number 3320704) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 30 September or 2 October 1918 - invalided to England on 4 October 1918.

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