Monday, February 22, 2010
According to his attestation papers dated February 23, 1916 at New Toronto, Ernest Mortimer Link was born on March 15, 1885 in Shropshire, England. He listed his current address as Harold Street, Mimico. He listed his mother Julia Link, 132 Leesam Street, Brimingham, England as his next of kin. He listed his occupation as locomotive fireman and indicated that he was a member of the 12th York Rangers Regiment. He was 31 years of age and stood 5 feet 4 inches tall. He had grey eyes and fair hair and complexion. He was a member of the Church of England.