Monday 10 September 2012

Private Ross Andrew Thompson

Joined the 80th Battalion, CEF, on 23 August 1915 (number 219493) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 July 1916 – landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 – injured accidentally and invalided to England on 19 July 1918.

(sources: 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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