Saturday 9 April 2011

Private Mina Moskal

Born on 12 November 1880 in Kieff (Kiev?), Russia - husband of Luceria Muskal, Kievsk Gub, Umansk Uesd - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as lumberman; married; no current or previous military service; Greek Orthodox; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 40 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 13 March 1916 (number 775973) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - struck off strength to the Canadian Forestry Corps, CEF, on 11 April 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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