Wednesday 2 September 2009

Private George Robert Hartley

Born on 12 February 1893 in Hamilton, Ontario - husband of Nina Hartley, Marmora, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Marmora, Ontario, married, Church of England, trade as lightning rod erector, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 9.25 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 25 January 1918 (number 3056398) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 January 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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