Source: Found during Circumstances of Death card search for another 18th Battalion soldier.
Casualty of the Great War,Michael served in the Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)18th Bn.Service No: 769657.
He was the son of Louis Gosselin.
At Toronto, Ontario on January 4, 1916, this 27-year-old constructor enlisted with the CEF as part of the 124th Overseas Battalion.
He embarked for England at Halifax, Nova Scotia on August 7, 1916, and arrived in Liverpool on August 18, 1916. In less than 2-months he was transferred to overseas service with the 18th Battalion, arriving in the field on April 4, 1917 after having served with the No. 2 Canadian Entrenching Battalion and the 4th Company of Canadian Engineers.
A short illness from July 15 to 24, 1917, sent him for medical treatment.
He rejoined his unit and was killed as the result of enemy action on August 15, 1917.