Monday 30 November 2009

Sergeant Thomas William Hunt

Born on 13 August 1886 in England - husband of Mary Hunt, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as carpet weaver, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, brown eyes, light hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 18 December 1915 (number 775077) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 6 September 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)

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