Thursday 5 May 2011

Private Lawrence Andrew Nadeau

Born on 22 October 1901 (gave 22 October 1898 on enlistment form) in Morewood, Ontario - son of David Nadeau, Chesterville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Metcalfe, Ontario; trade as bank clerk; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 5.75 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 30 June 1917 (number 2098920) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 March 1918 - transferred to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 13 May 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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