Wednesday 8 December 2010

Private Clarence William McIntyre

Born on 3 October 1895 in Peterborough, Ontario - son of Mrs. W.B. McIntyre, Edmonton, Alberta - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as YMCA secretary; single; no current or previous military service; Wesleyan; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the Divisional Cyclists, CEF, in Calgary, Alberta, on 20 August 1915 (number 540061) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 July 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 6 October 1916 - wounded on 19 November 1916 - invalided to England on 27 November 1916 - later served with reserve units.

(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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