Monday, 9 April 2012

Private Gordon Holloway Shore

Born on 11 January 1898 in Ottawa, Ontario - husband of Isabella Shore, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address same as wife; trade as bookkeeper; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 32 inches fully expanded; weight of 131 pounds; fair complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined No.2 Overseas Army Service Corps Training Depot, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 18 October 1917 (number 2591156) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 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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