Ward, Emerson John: Service no. 928729

Digitized Service Record

Source: 153rd Wellington web site.

“Trade listed as Printer. DOB 19-8-97, born Township of Peel. 5 foot 6 3/4 inches. Brown eyes, black hair. Methodist. NOK Edith McBath, sister. Enlisted Drayton 24-3-16 (age 18 years). On 153rd Battalion Nominal Roll 1-4-16, 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 28-3-18. Hospitalized with influenza 14-1-19. Returned to Canada aboard SS Cassandra 2-5-19. Demobilized London 15-5-19. Ontario Marriage Registy married 26-9-23 to Clara Olive Smith at Owen Sound. Died 23-12-71 Flint, Genesee, Michigan.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10078 – 29, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.”

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