Monday 1 June 2009

Private Gerald Gorham

Born on 13 May 1885 in Halifax, Nova Scotia - son of Mrs. Helen Gorham, Halifax, Nova Scotia - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother, single, Presbyterian, trade as clerk, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 9 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 5 March 1918 (number 3320661) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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