Saturday 30 March 2013

Private George Delore Tyo

Born on 25 June 1887 in Glengarry County, Ontario - son of J.F. Tyo, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Cornwall, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as farmer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 2 inches; chest of 32 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 10 April 1918 (number 3321008) - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 September 1918 - struck off strength to England for demobilization on 5 December 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)

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