Saturday 23 July 2011

Corporal Clarence George Pask

Born on 16 April 1895 in Brockville, Ontario - son of Martha Pask, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as plumber; single; no current military service; previously served with the 41st Regiment (four years); Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 33.5 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 5 February 1915 (number 410580) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 9 February 1919.

(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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