Wednesday 29 August 2012

Private Lucien Tessier

Born on 9 April 1897 in Hull, Quebec – son of Mrs. S. Tessier, Ottawa, Ontario – at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother; single; Roman Catholic; trade as press man; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 29 March 1918 (number 3320888) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1918 – struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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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