Thursday 11 August 2011

Private Linsday James Peever

Born on 23 July 1898 in Pembroke, Ontario - brother of Mordori Peever, Pembroke, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Pembroke, Ontario; trade as sheet metal worker; single; no current military service; previously served with the Boy Scouts; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; weight of 133 pounds; dark complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 16 August 1916 (number 1042087) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 November 1917 - transferred to the 4th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 1 May 1918 - wounded on 3 September 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; Sailing List, 240th Battalion, CEF)

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