Thursday 14 April 2011

Private Frank Muir

Born on 28 September 1897 in Newtonbrook, Ontario - son of David P. Muir, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as lumberman; currently a member of the Active Militia (no details provided); no previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; gray eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 13 December 1915 (number 775352) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 2 October 1918 - invalided to England on 8 October 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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