Friday 12 February 2010

Private Osborne Juby

Born on 4 June 1895 in Castleford, Ontario - son of Mrs. W. Juby, Sr., Castleford, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Castleford, Ontario; single; Methodist; trade as labourer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 8.5 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 17 January 1918 (number 3320201) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - invalided to England on 2 October 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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