Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Company Sergeant-Major (Warrant Officer Class II) Arthur Lloyd

Born on 25 November 1888 in Windsor, England - husband of Kirsty Lloyd, Deschenes Mills, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as greenskeeper; married; currently a member of the 56th Lisgar Rifles; no previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 26 February 1915 (number 410352) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 or 19 November 1916 - invalided to England on 24 November 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 22 April 1917 - wounded on 26 May 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 28 December 1917 - invalided to England on 20 April 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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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