Thursday 6 October 2011

Private Edward Patrick Prindiville

Born on 26 July 1885 in Ottawa, Ontario - son of John Prindiville, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 10 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; swarthy complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 26 February 1915 (number 410319) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 4 June 1916 - wounded on 16 September 1917 - wounded on 30 August 1918.

Died in 1964 - buried in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.

(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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