Monday 28 March 2011

Private Frederick Morin

Born on 6 June 1891 in St. Anne, Quebec - son of Celestine Morin, St. Anne, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Hintonburg, Ontario; trade as labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Prescott, Ontario, on 1 January 1916 (number 639246) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 2 or 4 November 1918 - invalided to England on 10 November 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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