Tuesday 7 July 2009

Private Judge Grimm

Born on 24 March 1886 in Virginia, USA - son of Nellie Grimm, Newruna, Virginia - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Kingston, Ontario, trade as fireman, single, no current or previous military service, Baptist, height of 6 feet 0 inches, rather dark complexion, black eyes, black hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield Camp, Ontario, on 9 August 1916 (number 640206) - taken on the strength of the 3rd Labour Battalion, CEF, on 4 April 1917 - transferred to the 4th Labour Battalion, CEF, on 21 November 1917 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool on 17 December 1917 - transferred to the 2nd Canadian Infantry Works Battalion, CEF, on 5 June 1918 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 19 or 20 September 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 31 December 1918.

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