Saturday, 14 April 2012

Lieutenant Roy Wellington Sills

Born on 7 September 1892 in Halloway, Ontario - son of John Sills, Halloway, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Halloway, Ontario; married; trade as farmer; Methodist; currently a member of the 49th Regiment; no previous military service.

Joined the 136th Battalion, CEF, in Ontario on 14 December 1915 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 April 1918 - wounded on 11 August 1918 - invalided to England on 16 August 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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