Sunday 4 April 2010

Private James Edward Knox

Born on 11 February 1892 in Kilmore, Lungan, Ireland - son of George Knox, Lungan, Ireland - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address with the Dominion Police Department, Ottawa; trade as Dominion Police; single; no current military service; previously served with the North Irish Horse; Church of England; height of 6 feet 0 inches; chest of 43 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined No. 3 Section, Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 31 March 1917 (number 2043051) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 2 October 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 4 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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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