Tuesday 12 May 2009

Private Joseph Henry Giles

Born on 19 June 1884 in Woodside, Surrey, England - husband of Dora Giles, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife, trade as bricklayer, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, gray eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 13 January 1916 (number 775071) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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