Friday 5 February 2010

Major Lorne Fauntleroy Jones

Born on 30 July 1887 in West Lorne, Ontario - son of Mrs. P.W. Jones, Chesley, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: single; previously served with the 1st Hussars (three years as a private and hospital sergeant); Wesleyan; height of 5 feet 10 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF, on 18 December 1915 - taken on the strength of No.1 General Hospital, CEF, on 9 May 1916 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, as medical officer from 22 May to 19 June 1917.

Awarded the Order of the British Empire.

Awarded a Mention in Despatches.

(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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