Monday 4 October 2010

Private Harry Jacob Maybee

Born on 28 September 1889 in Rosebush, Michigan - son of Mrs. M. Maybee, Rosebush, Michigan - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: trade as cook; single; no current military service; previously served with the United States Army (three years); Methodist; height of 6 feet 0 inches; chest of 41 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Windsor, Ontario, on 26 January 1916 (number 207668) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 16 or 17 February 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion to duty in England on 29 January 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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