Monday, February 1, 2010

Jas. O'Donnell

According to his attestation papers dated January 4, 1917, James O'Donnell, of Station Road, Mimico, was born on October 29, 1898 in Long Branch, Ontario.  He was a student and listed his mother, Catherine O'Donnell, Station Road, Mimico as his next of kin.  He indicated that he had no previous military experience.  He was 18 years and 2 months of age.  He stood 5 feet 7 1/2 inches tall.  He had a mole over his right kidney and a small scar on his right breast.  He had brown eyes, brown hair and fresh complexion.  He was Roman Catholic.

According to the 1921 Toronto City directory he was a clerk living with his mother Catherine O'Donnell (widow Charles) on the west side of Station Road, Mimico.

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