Wednesday 25 July 2012

Private Lorne Havelock Stunden

Born on 13 June 1889 in Gananoque, Ontario - next of kin listed as Mrs. D.H. Stunden, Gananoque, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as surveyor and traveller; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 11 inches; chest of 38.6 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 12 April 1915 (number 411124) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, CEF, on 16 July 1915 - transferred to the 1st Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, CEF, on 21 December 1915 - wounded on 21 August 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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