Monday 28 December 2009

Private Charles Edward Jackson

Born on 26 June 1894 in Lindsay, Ontario - son of Fanny Jackson, Lindsay, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Lindsay, Ontario; trade as miller; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 7.75 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 10 December 1915 (number 724726) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Signals Pool, CEF, on 24 March 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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