Thursday 20 October 2011

Private Stephen Frank Xavier Quenneville

Born on 29 January 1889 in Lancaster Township, Ontario - next of kin listed as Dosithe[?] Quenneville, North Lancaster, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as section-man on railway; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; dark gray eyes; light hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Alexandria, Ontario, on 27 February 1915 (number 410651) - transferred to the 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 9 or 11 September 1916.

(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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