Saturday 3 September 2011

Private Eugene Piche

Born on 12 September 1893 in Hull, Quebec - brother of Mrs. E. Seguin, Hulls, Quebec - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as sister; single; Roman Catholic; trade as office clerk; no current military service; previously served with the 70th Regiment home guard (two months); height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 8 January 1918 (number 3320013) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion to England for duty 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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