Tuesday 28 April 2009

Private Marshall Charles Gedney

Born on 4 February 1886 in Burford, Ontario - son of Mrs. Margaret Gedney, Burford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Brumbo[?], Ontario, trade as painter, single, currently a member of the 38th Dufferin Rifles, no previous military service, Baptist, height of 5 feet 10.5 inches, chest of 33 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 215th Battalion, CEF, in Burford, Ontario, on 20 May 1916 (number 270289) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - wounded on 12 or 14 April 1918 - invalided to England on 20 April 1918.

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