Friday 21 August 2009

Private Frederick David Harryman

Born on 27 December 1885 in London, England - husband of Mary Ann Harryman, Fairbank, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife, trade as paper box maker, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 2.25 inches, chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded, medium complexion, gray eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 166th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 4 February 1916 (number 669588) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 November or 1 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 11 April 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 or 12 April 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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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