Saturday 10 September 2011

Private Hector Alexander Plunkett

Born on 22 November 1894 in Brockville, Ontario - husband of Donalda Plunkett, Alexandria, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Alexandria, Ontario; trade as bank teller; married; no current military service; previously served with the Signal Corps in Kingston; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined No.2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 8 November 1916 (number 513473) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 July 1917 - invalided sick to England on 30 March 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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