Saturday, 26 June 2010

Private Harry Yarwood Lewis

Born on 29 August 1893 in Greenfell, Saskatchewan - son of Reverend John Lewis, Regina, Saskatchewan - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student; single; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on 5 April 1915 (number 411090) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 16 July 1915.

(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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