Sunday 20 December 2009

Private George Ind

Born on 27 February 1883 in London, England - next of kin listed as George Ind, London, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as varnish maker, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 2.5 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 14 December 1915 (number 775639) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - killed in action on 11 January 1917 - buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery (grave IV.B.6), France.

(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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register,


Unknown said...

Thankful for your efforts Ken. I'm researching the IND family tree. George Ind was my husband's great uncle.

Unknown said...

Thank you for your interest, and this important contribution!