Saturday 29 August 2009

Private Cornelius Samuel Hart

Born on 7 November 1896 in Cornwall, Ontario - son of John Hart, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Cornwall, Ontario, trade as student, single, no current military service, previously served with the 59th Regiment (two years) and the Canal Patrol (three months), Church of England, height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, chest of 36.75 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Cornwall, Ontario, on 11 November 1915 (number 633141) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 3 November 1924.

Died on 6 December 1924.

(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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