Monday 29 October 2012

Private Thomas Tyler

Born on 5 April 1888 in London, England – brother of Miss Lizzie Tyler, London, England – at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Niagara Falls, Ontario; trade as cook; single; no current or previous military service.

Joined the 98th Battalion, CEF, in Welland, Ontario, on 30 December 1915 (number 210916) – taken on the strength of the 58th Battalion, CEF, on 7 or 8 September 1916 – wounded on 28 or 30 March 1918 – transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 August 1918 – rejoined the 58th Battalion on 9 September 1918.

(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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