Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Pte. Sam Barclay - 778849
According to his attestation papers dated February 23, 1916 at New Toronto, Samuel Priest Barclay, 6th Street, New Toronto, was born on June 7, 1880 in Midlothian, Scotland. He listed his wife Elizabeth Barclay, 6th Street, New Toronto has his next of kin. He was a labourer and an active member of the 12th Regiment, York Rangers. He was 35 years and 8 months of age and was 5 feet 4 inches tall. He had blue eyes, fair hair and complexion. He was Presbyterian.