Sunday 23 October 2011

Private Michael Quinn

Born on 4 September 1896 in Perkins Mills, Quebec - son of James Quinn, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Ottawa, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as fireman; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 23 January 1918 (number 3056309) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 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)

No comments: