Sunday 14 October 2012

Private Norman Charles Trumbly

Born on 3 March 1890 in Goderich, Ontario – husband of Isa May Trumbly, Toronto, Ontario – at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as driver; married; no current or previous military service; Spiritualist; height of 5 feet 4.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 3 December 1915 (number 775407) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 – 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)

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