Thursday, 22 March 2012

Company Sergeant-Major (Warrant Officer Class II) Harry Seymour

Born on 6 May 1892 in Hampshire, England - son of Harry Seymour, Hampshire, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; brown eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 33rd Battalion, CEF, in Clinton, Ontario, on 12 January 1915 (number 400538) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 21 August 1916 - wounded on 25 or 26 January 1917 - invalided to England on 28 January 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 15 or 16 June 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 30 May 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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