Thursday, 8 July 2010

Private Henry Noble Lock

Born on 3 February 1881 in Garden Hill, Ontario - son of John Henry and Emily Lock, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother; trade as labourer; single; no current military service; previously served with the Royal Grenadiers (Private, three years); Church of England; height of 5 feet 6.75 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 166th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 26 February 1916 (number 669876) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 November or 1 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - died of his wounds on 17 April 1917 - buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension (grave I.A.32), France.

(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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register,

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