Monday 4 May 2009

Private John Edward Gibson

Born on 13 May 1893 in Calgary, Alberta - son of Mrs. Gibson, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother, single, Presbyterian, trade as stereotyper, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 3.5 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, gray eyes, medium brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 14 January 1918 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 21 December 1918.

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