Friday 15 April 2011

Private James Patrick Muldoon

Born on 5 March 1886 in North Bay, Ontario - son of John and Dorie Muldoon, North Bay, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as travelling salesman; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 6 feet 1.75 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blueish-gray eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 1 February 1915 (number 410824) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion in England on 6 July 1916 - joined the Canadian Forestry Corps, CEF, on 21 September 1917 - promoted to sergeant.

(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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