Wednesday 13 January 2010

Private Albert Johnson

Born on 11 January 1879 in Pool, Yorkshire, England - husband of Mary A. Johnson, Burlington, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Burlington, Ontario; trade as section man; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 5.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 164th Battalion, CEF, in Burlington, Ontario, on 6 March 1916 (number 663340) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 April 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 9 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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