Friday 24 April 2009

Private William Gaudreau

Born on 19 April 1894 in Hull, Quebec - son of Mrs. C. Gaudreau, Rochon, Quebec - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother, single, Roman Catholic, trade as labourer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 8 March 1918 (number 4025070) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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