Binga, Bethune D. (B. D.)

Rank Cpl.
Service # 931601
Unit # No. 2 Const
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Private Bethune D. Binga acted as recruiting officer for No.2 Construction Battalion in Western Ontario, and was promoted to Corporal December 11th, 1916, retaining his rank in France. The battalion left Truro, N.S. for overseas March 28th, 1917, proceeding to France May 16th, 1917. He entered Hospital November 30th, 1917, due to sickness ans transferred to No.8 General Hospital march 1st, 1918 thence to 115th. General Hospital, Taplow Bucks, England. He was invalided to Canada June 1st, 1918, arriving at Halifax June 14th.

Discharged January 15th, 1919.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (17-06-1918)
Height 5' 4"
Eye Colour Black
Age 36
Complexion Dark
Hair Black
Race Colored
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan.
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Dominion Sugar Beet Company, Chatham, Ontario.
Average Earnings $75.00 per month.
Marital Status Widower
Marriage Info March 23rd, 1909, Chicago, Illinois.
When Enlisted September 23rd, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $14.50 per month
Next of Kin Daughter- Dorothy Binga

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