Wednesday 20 July 2011

Private Hubert Anthony Parr

Born on 30 October 1889 in Terra Cotta, Ontario - son of Benjamin Parr, Terra Cotta, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Iroquois, Ontario; trade as laborer; single; currently a member of the St. Lawrence Canal Patrol; previously served in the Canadian Militia (three camps); Methodist; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Iroquois, Ontario, on 16 November 1915 (number 633193) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 24 April 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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