Monday, 19 July 2010

Private Charles Heber Loucks

Born on 9 August 1892 in Russell, Ontario - son of Mrs. Loucks, Russell, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Grandview, Manitoba; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 3.5 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 107th Battalion, CEF, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on 29 March 1916 (number 719012) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - accidentally injured and invalided to England on 5 March 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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