Wednesday 23 March 2011

Lance-Sergeant Arthur Earl Moran

Born on 27 May 1898 in Brantford, Ontario - son of John Edward Moran, Brantford, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as office clerk; single; currently a member of the 19th Regiment; previously served with the Welland Canal Force (eleven months); Church of England; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 215th Battalion, CEF, in Brantford, Ontario, on 29 November 1916 (number 270613) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 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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