Thursday 10 May 2012

Private Harold Livermore Smith

Born on 17 February 1892 in St. Paul, Minnesota - son of C.J. Smith, St. Paul, Minnesota - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in St. Paul, Minnesota; trade as manager or an automobile company; single; no current military service; previously served with the US Army; Congregationalist; height of 5 feet 9.5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; hazel eyes; light brown hair.

Joined No.3 Section Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 24 March 1917 (number 2043039) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 - wounded on 5 September 1917 - invalided to England on 12 September 1917.

(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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