Thursday 14 May 2009

Private James Clifford Gillen

Born on 17 September 1895 in Glasgow Station, Ontario - son of Mrs. J. Gillan, Glasgow Station, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Glasgow Station, Ontario, single, Presbyterian, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 5 April 1918 (number 3320784) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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