Sunday, 11 March 2012

Private Lloyd Clifford Scriver

Born on 27 March 1897 in Victoria County, Ontario - grandson of William Scriver, Corsons Siding, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as labourer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 5.75 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined No.2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 6 December 1916 (nuber 513419) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 July 1917 - transferred to 4th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, on 1 May 1918 - wounded on 2 November 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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