Saturday 28 May 2011

Major Robert Egerton Noble

Born on 26 August 1881 in Picton, Ontario - husband of Caroline Pearl Noble, Picton, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Picton, Ontario; chinamaker; Church of England; currently a member of the 16th Regiment (one year); previously served with the Royal Canadian Regiment (five years).

Joined the 155th Battalion, CEF, as a lieutenant on 10 December 1915 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, in France for instruction from 23 or 24 December 1916 to 7 January 1917.

(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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