Saturday, 7 April 2012

Sergeant Clifford Ross Shibley

Born on 21 May 1892 in Hanover, Ontario - son of George Shibley, Tavistock, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Milverton, Ontario; trade as tailor; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 34.5 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 110th Battalion, CEF, in Milverton, Ontario, on 23 January 1916 (number 727406) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - 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)

No comments: