Wednesday 14 October 2009

Private John Wesley Hillock

Born on 23 August 1888 in Galt, Ontario - husband of Mrs. Minnie Hillock, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife, trade as teamster, married, no current or previous military service, Baptist, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 14 January 1916 (number 775081) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - invalided sick to England on 19 July 1918.

(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)

1 comment:

Rozella said...

This was My Grandfather.