Saturday 22 September 2012

Private Charles Tindall

Born on 17 November 1889 in Liverpool, England – husband of Mable Tindall, London, England – at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as teamster; married; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6.25 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; hazel eyes; brown hair.

Joined No.2 Canadian Army Service Corps, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 14 February 1917 (number 513927) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 or 12 July 1917 – wounded on 31 October or 1 November 1917 – invalided to England on 20 November 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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