Sunday, 8 August 2010

Private Charles Walter Mack

Born on 20 August 1894 in Toledo, Ohio - son of Maggie Mack, Chicago, Illinois - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Chicago, Illinois; trade as chauffeur; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; light hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Windsor, Ontario, on 25 February 1916 (number 208019) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 November 1917 - wounded on 27 or 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 23 November 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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