Saturday 11 February 2012

Private Zepheren St. Onge

Born on 6 November 1894 in Valleyfield, Quebec - husband of Mrs. Z. St. Onge, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Valleyfield, Quebec; married; Roman Catholic; trade as motorman on street car; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 18 January 1918 (number 3320226) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 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)

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