Sunday, 13 June 2010

Private Wilfrid Jacob Lennox

Born on 8 April 1898 in Wiarton, Ontario - son of Isaac Lennox, Cape Croker, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: trade as student; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 6 feet 0 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light hair.

Joined No. 3 Section, Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 31 March 1917 (number 2043043) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion to the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF, on 26 December 1917.

(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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