Friday 3 July 2009

Private James Andrew Grice

Born on 18 July 1892 in Algonquin, Ontario - son of William Grice, Algonquin, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Wesleyan, height of 5 feet 10.5 inches, chest of 34 inches fully expanded, sandy complexion, grey-blue eyes, fair hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 13 February 1915 (number 410726) - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 4 July 1915 - taken on the strength of the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 13 October 1915.

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