Sunday 22 April 2012

Lance-Sergeant Matthew Henry Sindrey

Born on 9 August 1880 in Ross, England - husband of Harriett Sindrey, Oakville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Oakville, Ontario; trade as farmer; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 3.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 164th Battalion, CEF, in Oakville, Ontario, on 31 January 1916 (number 663403) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 April 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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