Sunday 9 August 2009

Private Arthur Garnet Hanes

Born on 28 July 1887 in Aultsville, Ontario - son of Reubin H. Hanes, Aultsville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Aultsville, Ontario, trade as accountant, single, currently a member of the 59th Regiment (two years), no previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Morrisburg, Ontario, on 8 April 1916 (number 634016) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 17 June 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 22 June 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 2 November 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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