Map point: The approximate location of his family's residence in Lot 33, Con A Sherborne in 1901.
Date of birth: He recorded 27 Aug 1897 on his attestation form, but he was actually born on 27 Aug 1899, making him just 16 years old when he joined the army.
Birthplace: Dorset, Ontario
Occupation and residence on enlistment: Hardware clerk, Blind River, Ontario.
Enlistment date and place: 11 Apr 1916, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Regimental service #: 1003047
Notes on war service:
He arrived in England in Apr 1917, then served in France starting in Aug 1917 with the 102nd Battalion. He was discharged on 8 Jun 1919 in Toronto.
Killed in action? : No
Notes on life after the war: His proposed residence after discharge was North Bay, Ontario. .
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. 1901 Census of Canada
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