Friday 18 March 2011

Private Frank Moore

Born on 2 December 1894 in Belfast, Ireland - son-in-law of Mrs. A. Wurm, Anrprior, Ontario (no other relations) - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Arnprior, Ontario; widower; Methodist; trade as lumberman; no current military service; previously served with the 42nd Regiment (one month); height of 5 feet 5.25 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; medium dark complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 January 1918 (number 3320200) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 13 September 1918.

(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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