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Macklem, Goldwin Elmo, Cartwright, Manitoba, formerly Deloraine, Manitoba. Occupation: Farmer. Military Service: Sapper, Reg. No. 216788, 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers, 107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, 1st Battalion Canadian Engineer, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Macklim [sic] and I were posted as sentries. Easy, laid on my back, and nearly fell asleep,” 6 Jul ‘18; “Macklim [sic] is out today. I will get a job soon,” 15 Jul ’18.
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6 June 1918: “Para. No. 7 Posting. The following other ranks are posted to Headquarters from the Companies shown … 216788, Spr. Macklem, G. E., “C” Co., Stretcher Bearer … ” War Diary of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Engineers, June 1918, Appendix 6, p.29.