Wednesday 26 September 2012

Private Robert Todd

Born on 8 January 1894 in Charlemange, Quebec – son of Mrs. Sarah Todd, Ottawa, Ontario – at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address same as mother; single; Presbyterian; trade as bookkeeper; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 6.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 30 April 1918 (number 3320963) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 – struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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)

1 comment:

Steven Todd said...

Robert Todd Pte.II
2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment.

T.O.S. 6th Reserve Battalion - Seaforth.

Posted to -
15th Platoon, "D" Company, 12th Brigaide, 38th Infantry Battalion, 4th Division.

Personal records
Library and Archives Canada, Military Service Record
Canadian Great War Project
McMaster University

The foregoing information provided by Steven J. Todd, Grandson of Robert Todd