Map point: Dorset village, exact residence in 1901 not determined yet.
Note: 1881 Census of Canada: Geo. Allan and Mary Ann Philips with three children are listed t Lots 1-2, Conc. 13, Sherborne which is the map point.
Date of birth: 17 Aug 1892
Birthplace: He stated on his attestation form that he was born in Kelvin, Brant, Ontario. His birth certificate records his place of birth as Dorset.
Occupation and residence on enlistment: Farmer, place not stated on attestation form.
Enlistment date and place: 11 Nov 1914, Toronto, Ontario
Regimental service #:56869
Battalion: 19th Battalion
Notes on war service: His service was extremely short-lived. He was "Struck Off Strength" 4 Dec 1914 for refusing an inoculation.
Notes on life after the war:
Link to digitized service file at Library & Archives Canada
Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website
Information source: Library & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War
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