Wednesday 20 May 2009

Private John James Glavey

Born on 3 September 1887 in Ottawa, Ontario - son of Mrs. Margaret Jane Glavey, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother, single, Roman Catholic, trade as woodsman, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 27 April 1918 (number 3320974) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - wounded on 4 November 1918 - invalided to England on 7 November 1918.

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