Friday 12 June 2009

Sergeant Donald Harwood Grant

Born on 31 October 1893 in Smiths Falls, Ontario - son of Mrs. Mary Ellen Grant, Smiths Falls, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as salesman, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, healthy complexion, hazel eyes, auburn hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 24 February 1915 (number 410499) - 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 9 or 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 21 November 1916 - later served with reserve units.

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