Monday 18 June 2012

Private Stephen Ross Stanzel

Born on 31 March 1897 in Carleton Place, Ontario - son of Stephen William Stanzel, Carleton Place, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Carleton Place, Ontario; single; Church of England; trade as tinsmith; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 31.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; hazel eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 6 February 1918 (number 3056535) - 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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