Saturday 11 December 2010

Private Thomas George McIntyre

Born on 12 September 1881 in Toronto, Ontario - son of Mrs. Martha McIntyre, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother; trade as teamster; single; no current military service; previously served with the 10th Royal Grenadiers (six years); Methodist; height of 5 feet 11 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; gray eyes; black hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 24 February 1916 (number 775887) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 26 June 1917 - invalided to England on 23 July 1917.

(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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