Tuesday 23 June 2009

Private David Reginald Green

Born on 9 December 1895 in Tewkesbury, Gloster, England - son of Mrs. Kate Cumberland, Tewkesbury, Gloster, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as labourer, single, no current military service, previously served with the 40th Regiment (two years), height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 20 May 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 June 1915 (number 410288) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion in England on 6 July 1916 - taken on the strength of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops, CEF, on 10 August 1917.

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