Monday, 9 August 2010

Private George James Mack

Born on 29 September 1880 in Guelph, Ontario - husband of Cora Viola Mack, Gananoque, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Gananoque, Ontario; trade as mechanic; married; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 1.75 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 10 January 1916 (number 639366) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 21 August 1917 - invalided to England on 27 September 1917 - later served with the Canadian Army Service Corps.

(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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