Saturday 15 December 2012

Corporal Day Coleman Warnica

Born on 29 January 1896 in Bowmanville, Ontario - son of Mrs. B.M. Warnica, Bowmanville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as mother; trade as student; single; no current military service; previously served with high school cadets (one year); Methodist; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 136th Battalion, CEF, in Bowmanville, Ontario, on 23 December 1915 (number 805166) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 or 6 June 1917 - 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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