Wednesday 1 September 2010

Lieutenant Wilfred Arthur Ragland Mark

Born on 13 August 1892 in Toronto, Ontario - son of James R. Mark, Kinmount, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as salesman; Methodist; currently a member of the 45th Victoria Regiment; no previous military service.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, on 16 July 1915 - transferred to the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 24 November 1915 - taken on the strenght of the 38th Battalion, CEF, in England as a Lieutenant on 7 August 1916 - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 21 November 1916.

(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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