Sunday, 9 January 2011

Private John E. McMullen

Born on 15 March 1886 in Erinsville, Ontario - next of kin listed as Mrs. Mary Ann McMullen, Montreal, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as carpenter; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 7.75 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 18 January 1915 (number 410992) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, CEF, on 16 July 1915 - transferred to the 4th Field Company, Canadian Engineers, CEF, on 5 February 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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