Monday 11 February 2013

Private Trevor Farrant Williams

Born on 4 June 1882 in Aberdare, South Wales - son of Mrs. Annie Williams, Aberdare, South Wales - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Gananoque, Ontario; trade as miner; single; no current or previous military service; Church of England; height of 5 feet 6.75 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; hazel eyes; black hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Gananoque, Ontario, on 5 February 1916 (number 639509) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 13 September 1917 - invalided to England on 21 September 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 30 May 1918 - wounded on 2 or 5 September 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 9 December 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 30 May 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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