Friday 22 May 2009

Private Leon Elzear Globensky

Born on 16 December 1894 in Canada - next of kin listed as Mrs. Maria-Anna Globensky, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as civil servant, single, currently a member of the 43rd Regiment (since 1 February 1915), no previous military service, Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, healthy complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 February 1915 (number 410103) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915.

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