Annan, Henry McFaden (H.M.)

Rank Private
Service # 1045870
Unit # 241st, 20th
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Private Harry McFaden Annan left for overseas with the 21st. Battalion April 22nd, 1917, on the “S.S. Olympic”, and trained at West Sandling until June 26th, 1917, when he proceeded to France with reinforcements for the 20th. Battalion. After eight months continuous service, during which time he took part in the engagements at Hill 70 and Passchendale, and while on leave to Scotland, he suffered with pleurisy, was admitted to hospital, and invalided to Canada, leaving England June 26th, 1918, and arriving at London, Ontario, July 14th, 1918.

Private Harry McFaden Annan received his discharged from the C.E.P. August 20th, 1918; was taken on the strength of the Invalided Soldiers Commission for treatment at London, Ontario, and on completion of treatment was discharged from the I.S.C. December 15th, 1918. Cause for discharge… Medically unfit for further military service.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources Chatham Daily Planet (15-07-1918), Chatham Daily News - Obituaries (18-05-1943)
Height 5' 10"
Eye Colour Brown
Age 31
Complexion Dark
Hair Black
Race White
Birthplace Scotland
Religion Baptist
Last Place of Employment T.H. Taylor Company, Ltd, Chatham, Ontario.
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info April 6th, 1912, Campbellford, Ontario.
When Enlisted March 22nd, 1917
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $16.00 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Annie Annan, Chatham. Daughter- Mary Georgina Annan, Annie Agnes Annan.

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