Monday, February 1, 2010
According to his attestation papers dated August 25, 1915 at Toronto, John Patrick O'Donnell was born July 13, 1891 in Toronto, Ontario. He listed his father Thos. O'Donnell, Mimico, Ontario as his next of kin. He indicated that he was an Insurance Salesman by profession and that he had no previous military experience. He was 24 years and 1 month of age and was 5 feet 5 3/4 inches tall. He had grey eyes, brown hair a fair complexion. He was Roman Catholic.