Saturday 5 September 2009

Lance-Corporal Joseph Halliday Harvey

Born on 11 April 1884 in Leeds, Ontario - son of RG Harvey, Lyndhurst, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Lyndhurst, Ontario, trade as miller, single, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 32 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 14 December 1915 (number 639147) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - 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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