Thursday, January 28, 2010
According to his draft papers dated May 11, 1918 at Toronto, Harold Telford was born on September 24, 1897 in Lancashire, England. He listed his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Telford, Macdonald Street, Mimico, as his next of kin. He listed his occupation as labourer and indicated that he had no previous military experience. He was 20 years and 7 months of age and stood at 5 feet 7 inches. He had brown eyes, light hair and a medium complexion. He had a scar over his left eyebrow.