Thursday 7 February 2013

Major Charles Thomas Wilkinson

Born on 13 April 1873 in Brockville, Ontario - husband of Amy Mabel Wilkinson, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Brockville, Ontario; trade as civil engineer; Presbyterian; no current military service; previously served with the 41st Regiment (eighteen years).

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, as lieutenant-colonel in Brockville, Ontario, on 1 December 1915 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, from 24 December 1916 to 7 January 1917.

(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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