Tuesday 21 August 2012

Private William George Taylor

Born on 26 January 1896 in Kemble, Ontario – son of Mrs. W.G. Taylor, Kemble, Ontario – at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Kemble, Ontario; trade as mail carrier; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 11 inches; chest of 35.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 147th Battalion, CEF, in Owen Sound, Ontario, on 3 January 1916 (number 838420) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 – wounded on 30 October 1917 – invalided to England on 8 December 1917.

(Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

1 comment:

Unknown said...

If you're collecting Military pictures, I have one for you. He was my Grandfather.