Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Private James Clarence Love

Born on 15 October 1898 in Rochester, New York - son of W.S. Love, Calgary, Alberta - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as father; trade as "School"; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 20 December 1915 (number 207155) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 16 or 17 February 1917 - wounded on 26 or 27 June 1917 - invalided to England on 4 July 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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