Sunday 29 July 2012

Private Reginald Frederick Sullivan

Born on 22 August 1893 in Buffalo, New York - son of Jack Sullivan, Port Robinson, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Buffalo, New York; trade as rivetter; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 7 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; light complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair; "teeth...good".

Joined the 176th Battalion, CEF, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on 28 May 1917 (number 851112) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 April 1918 - wounded on 12 August 1918 - invalided to England on 15 August 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)

No comments: