Baldock, John William (J. W.)

Rank Private
Service # 400510
Unit # 33rd, 1st
Resident Chatham
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A single labourer. Attestation: 13/01/1915 at Chatham, ON to 33rd Bn.

Private John William Baldock went overseas with the 33rd. Battalion in March 1916, transferring to the 1st. Battalion in England. He crossed to France in June 1916, and was wounded in the leg September 12th, 1916, at the battle of the Somme. After treatment in England he returned to his unit in France May 13th, 1917.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources Blenheim News Tribune (11-10-1916), Blenheim Freedom Library, In Khaki - Blenheim Enlistment Book, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 383 – 20
Height 5' 3"
Eye Colour Grey
Age 31
Complexion Fair
Hair Fair
Race White
Birthplace 12/11/1885 at Lincolnshire, England
Religion Anglican
Last Place of Employment Sectionman on the Pere Marquette Railway
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted January 14th, 1915
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Father- Charles Baldock, England. Mother- Mrs. Mary Baldock.

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