Sunday 21 March 2010

Private Albert Arthur Kinmore

Born on 21 December 1896 in Douglas, Isle of Man, England - next of kin listed as C.L. Frzer, Children's Home, Douglas, Isle of Man, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; dark red hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 21 October 1915 (number 724553) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 15 April 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - captured and made a prisoner of war on 10 August 1918 - repatriated on 30 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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