Saturday 30 June 2012

Private Arthur Stevens

Born on 30 November 1879 in London, England - husband of Marion Stevens, Hamilton, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife; trade as car painter; married; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 8.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 164th Battalion, CEF, in Hamilton, Ontario, on 27 March 1916 (number 240274) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 April 1918 - wounded on 2 or 4 September 1918 - invalided to England on 8 September 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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