Friday 11 March 2011

Private Norris Robert Mold

Born on 13 March 1892 in Banbury, England - son of Nora Mold, Leamington Spa, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as motor mechanic; single; no current or previous military service; Baptist; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined No. 2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 27 November 1916 (number 513403) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 13 or 14 August 1918 - invalided to England on 15 August 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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