Pegg, Albert Ernest (A. E.)

Rank Private
Service # 880507
Unit # 186th Battalion, 18th Battalion
24th Reg. Yes
Resident Blenheim
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Son of Kageah Pegg of Blenheim. A single printer living in Blenheim. Member of 24th Kent Regt. Attestation: 20/03/1916 at Chatham, ON. to 186th Bn.

Pte. Albert E. Pegg trained with the 186th Battalion at London, Camp Borden and Chatham, going overseas in March 1917. After training at Bramshott Camp, he was drafted for France transferring to the 18th Battalion. November 12th, 1917, he was admitted to Hospital in England suffering from trench foot, and upon recovery given light duty at Bramshott.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources Blenheim News Tribune (08-03-1916), Blenheim News Tribune (22-03-1916), Blenheim News Tribune (12-04-1916), Blenheim News Tribune (16-08-1916), Chatham Daily Planet (07-02-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (10-02-1919), Blenheim Freedom Library, In Khaki - Blenheim Enlistment Book, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 465 - Merlin - 50th Anniversary 1947-1997, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7701 - 29
Height 5'6"
Eye Colour Gray
Age 16
Complexion Fair
Hair Fair
Race White
Birthplace 01/04/1898 at Blenheim, ON.
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment News-Tribune Office, Blenheim, Ontario
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted March 17th, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Father- Peter Pegg, Blenheim, Mother- Mrs. P. Pegg, Blenheim.

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