Sunday, 11 July 2010

Private William Telford Logan

Born on 26 August 1893 in Peterborough, Ontario - son of John S. Logan, Peterborough, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as father; single; Presbyterian; trade as carriage maker; no current or previous military service; height of 6 feet 1.5 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 8 January 1918 (number 3055673) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 2 November 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 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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