Friday, 9 July 2010

Private William George Lockie

Born on 8 July 1896 in Peterborough, Ontario - husband of Pearl Lockie, Peterborough, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as wife; married; Presbyterian; trade as chauffeur; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; red hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 23 January 1918 (number 3056269) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 or 3 September 1918 - invalided to England on 5 September 1918.

(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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