Friday 19 February 2010

Private Theodore Kenneth Keeting

Born on 27 June 1897 in Frankford, Ontario - husband of Mrs. Gertrude May Keeting, Belleville, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as wife; married; Methodist; trade as machine operator; no current or previous military service; trade as 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; light brown eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 4 May 1918 (number 3058132) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - invalided sick to England on 23 November 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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