Friday 23 March 2012

Private Koime Seymour

Born on 15 May 1894 in Petawawa, Ontario - brother of Mr. B. Seymour, Pembroke, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Pembroke, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as labourer; no current military service; previously served with the 42nd Regiment (four months); height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; dark brown eyes; dark hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 January 1918 (number 3320152) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 6 September 1918.

(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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