Monday 14 May 2012

Private John Christopher Smith

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 July 1915 (number 410403) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - transferred to the 4th Canadian Labour Battalion, CEF, on 24 August 1917 - transferred to the 4th Canadian Infantry Works Company, CEF, on 20 July 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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