Wednesday 17 March 2010

Private Stanley Lloyd King

Born on 31 May 1894 in North Augusta, Ontario - son of Edward King, North Augusta, Ontario - brother of Private Ford Morton King, 38th Battalion, CEF, and Private Harold Edmund King, 38th Battalion, CEF - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Hartney, Manitoba; trade as farm labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Hartney, Manitoba [?], on 15 March 1916 (number 292311) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 2 November 1917 - later served with the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF.

(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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