Wednesday 23 September 2009

Private James Augustus Height

Born on 3 February 1893 in Mille Roches, Ontario - brother of Alfred Height, Moulinette, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1916: present address in Moulinette, Ontario, trade as labourer, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 4.5 inches, chest of 36.25 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Cornwall, Ontario, on 24 February 1916 (number 633540) - 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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