Wednesday 17 October 2012

Private Joseph Tudor

Born on 16 June 1894 in Liverpool, England – son of Mrs. Margaret Lee, Liverpool, England – brother of Private Henry Tudor, 38th Battalion, CEF – at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 3.5 inches; chest of 33.5 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; hazel eyes; blonde hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 24 February 1915 (number 410210) – served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda – landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 – wounded on 19 or 20 September 1916 – invalided sick to England on 3 November 1916 – rejoined the 38th Battalion on 26 April 1917 – struck off strength to the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF, on 2 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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