Wednesday 6 May 2009

Private Peter Gianoski

Born on 21 January 1895 in Camen Podolskoi Huberny, Tohozy, Russia - son of Mrs. Nuri Gianoski, Olhowieckoi, Volosty Sielo Tusiatin, Russia - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Mattawa, Ontario, trade as barber, single, no current or previous military service, Russian Church, height of 5 feet 5 inches, weight of 135 pounds, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, black complexion, brown eyes, black hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Mattawa, Ontario, on 7 March 1916 (number 789181) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Forestry Corps, CEF, on 23 March 1918.

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