Sunday 9 October 2011

Private Frederick Walter Pritchard

Born on 4 March 1886 in London, England - husband of Florence Kate Pritchard, Prescott, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farm labourer; married; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 36.25 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; very fair hair;

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 6 July 1915 (number 410862) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 6 October 1916 - wounded on 30 October or 3 November 1917 - invalided to England on 12 November 1917.

Died on 4 March 1922.

(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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