Wednesday 26 December 2012

Private Wendyl Albaun Weaver

Born on 13 September 1893 in Buckingham, Quebec - son of Thessa Frances Weaver, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1917: present address same as mother; trade as bank clerk; single; no current military service; previously served with the collegiate cadets; Methodist; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined No. 3 Section Divisional Ammunition Column, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 13 January 1917 (number 2043011) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 11 July 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 6 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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