Sunday 10 May 2009

Private George Aiden Gilchrist

Born on 12 July 1897 in Owen Sound, Ontario - father resident of Owen Sound, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father, trade as student, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 4.5 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair.

Joined the 147th Battalion, CEF, in Owen Sound, Ontario, on 6 March 1916 (number 838927) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 2 March 1919.

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