Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Pte. W. Clements - 510949

According to his attestation papers dated May 15, 1916 at Toronto, William Clements of Simpson Avenue, Mimico was born on January 5, 1884 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England.   He listed his mother Eliza Clements of 3 St. John Street, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England as his next of kin.  He was a locomotive fireman and had no previous military experience.  He was 32 years and 4 months of age and stood 5 feet 8 inches tall.  He had blue eyes, brown hair and a fresh complexion.  He had two moles near his navel.  Three scars on his left hip and two moles on his neck.  He was a member of the Church of England.

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