Thursday 19 November 2009

Private William Nicholas Huck

Born on 8 August 1885 in Bruce County, Ontario - father [son?] of Jacob Huck, Point Anne, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Point Anne, Ontario, single, Roman Catholic, trade as carpenter, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Belleville, Ontario, on 12 March 1918 (number 3057293) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 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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