Thursday 12 July 2012

Warrant Officer Class II (Regimental Quartermaster-Sergeant) Frank Jerome Stock

Born on 8 August 1890 in Stratford, Ontario - son of Charles Stock, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as railway clerk; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 6.75 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 19 February 1915 (number 410198) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 12 February 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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