Tuesday 26 January 2010

Private Everett Joines

Born on 9 May 1896 in Sparta, North Caroline - son of H.J. Joine, White Head, North Carolina - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, on 10 April 1916 (number 261146) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 16 or 17 February 1917 - killed in action on 15 September 1917 - buried in Villers Station Cemetery (grave XI.A.12), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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, www.cwgc.org)

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