Sunday 30 December 2012

Sergeant Frederick Llewellyn Weeks

Born on 20 July 1890 in Bath, England - husband of Mary Weeks, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as plasterer; married; currently a member of the 2nd Field Battery; no previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 5.25 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; light blue eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 5 February 1915 (number 410944) - 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 30 or 31 October 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 1 November 1916 - transferred to the Canadian Labour Pool, CEF, on 30 July 1918 - transferred to the 1st Canadian Infantry Works Company, CEF, on 13 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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