Friday 27 July 2012

Private Emery Silas Sullivan

Born on 10 February 1890 in Des Joachims, Quebec - son of Mr. P. Sullivan, Des Joachims, Quebec - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Des Joachims, Quebec; single; Roman Catholic; trade as lumberjack; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 1 February 1918 (number 3320074) - 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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