Friday 26 June 2009

Private William Green, Jr.

Born on 28 December 1891 in Toronto, Ontario - son of William Green, Sr., Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 31 May 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield Camp, Ontario, on 22 June 1915 (number 410752) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 3 December 1916.

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