Thursday 7 October 2010

Captain Thomas Kent McAlpine

Born on 18 January 1884 in London, Ontario - brother of J.L. McAlpine, MD, Vancouver, British Columbia - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as brother; trade as physician; Presbyterian; no current or previous military service.

Joined "B" Section, No. 1 Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF, as a Captain in Victoria, British Columbia, on 6 March 1916 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, from 5 to 19 February 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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