Sheffield, Robert Henry: Service no. 1030559

Digitized Service Record

Source: War Diary Feb. 1916

Served and was sent home and re-enlisted. Comparison of attestation papers below.

Lt. Robert Henry Sheffield September 28, 1914 at Valcartier January 19, 1917 at Calgary
What is your name? Robert Henry Sheffield
In what Town, Township or Parish, and in what Country where you born?/What is your present address? Barsntable, Devon, England Barsntable, Devon, England /Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada
What is the name of your next-of-kin? Miss Jamie Sheffield Miss J. Sheffield
What is the address of your next-of-kin? 594 Kearney Avenue, Arlington, N.J., U.S.A. 594 Kearney Avenue, Arlington, N.J., U.S.A.
What is your date of birth? 14, March 1887 14, March 1887
What is your Trade or Calling? Rancher Customs Officer
Are you married? No No
Are you willing to be vaccinated or re-vaccinated? Yes Yes
Do you belong to the Active Militia? Yes No
Have you ever served in any Military Force? 2 years school cadets 9th Bn. CEF August 1914 to Sept 1916
Do you understand the nature and terms of your engagement? Yes Yes
Are you willing to be attested to service in the CANADIAN OVER-SEAS EXPIDITIONARY FORCE? Yes Yes
Apparent Age 27 years 7 months 29 years 10 months
Distinctive Marks Much scarring right arm affecting forearm from burns. Ditto left hand. Nil
Height 6’ 3” 5’ 11.5”
Girth when fully expanded 37” (hard to read) 45
Range of expansion 5 “ (hard to read) 5
Complexion Light Fair
Eyes Grey blue Blue
Hair Brown Brown
Religion Roman Catholic Roman Catholic
Notations on Page 1 Officers (illegible), Lieut 236th O.S. Battalion (The New Brunswick Kilties – Sir Sams Own), 1030559
Notations on Page 2 9th Battn., 107 Fslrs.
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