Rinn, Elgin R.: Service no. 928565

Digitized Service Record

Source: 153rd Wellington web site.


“Trade listed as Farmer. DOB 18-9-90, born Newbridge, Huron County. (Ontario Birth Records) 5 foot 8 inches. Brown eyes, black hair. Methodist. NOK Susan Angus, mother. Henry Rinn, father. Enlisted Palmerston 12-2-16 (age 23 years). On 153rd Battalion Nominal Roll 19-2-16, no transfer noted. On 153rd Nominal Rolls as published Guelph Mercury 10-6-16 and 1-12-16. Embarked with 153rd Halifax N.S. SS Olympic 29-4-17. Arrived Liverpool 7-5-17. Assigned 25th Reserve for Training and Administration. Taken on Strength 18th Battalion 14-12-17. Hospitalized influence 10-12-18 to 21-1-19. Returned to Canada aboard SS Scotian, St Johns, N.B. Demobilized London 6-4-19. Ontario Marriage Registry (018552) married 25-12-23 to Elizabeth E. Doupe at Kirkton, to reside in Windsor. She died age 38, buried Salem Cemetery, Wellington County. Department of Veteran Affairs, Notice of Death, Elgin Rinn died 25-4-64. Ancestry.ca indicates buried Glencoe, Middlesex, Ontario. OCFA: buried Salem Cemetery, Wellington County.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8290 – 41, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.”

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