Wednesday 23 February 2011

Lance-Corporal Harry Michael Miller

Born on 8 September 1890 in Rodney, Ontario - son of Lena Miller, Rodney, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Kingston, Ontario; trade as student; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 2 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined No.3 Section, Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 10 March 1917 (number 2043033) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 26 April 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 26 April 1918 - wounded on 27 September or 1 October 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 9 December 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 1 March 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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