Saturday 30 January 2010

Private Cecil Henry John Crossman Jones

Born on 29 August 1896 in Osham, England - son of Harry John Jones, Bloomfield, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Bloomfield, Ontario; single; Church of England; trade as farmer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 12 December 1917 (number 4020092) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 September 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)

1 comment:

David said...

Hi Ken My Grandfather served with the 38th in Bermuda and France he was wounded on June 26th 1917.I found his ATTESTATION documents. But that's all I could find. If you have or know of any information that may help me I would greatly appreciate it, " LT Ernest Joseph Bedford"
Thank you David Grant.