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James Holt Dearden


Dearden James Holt, Reston, Manitoba, formerly Birkenhead, England. Occupation: Farm Labourer. Military Service: Pte., 200 Bn., Sapper, Reg. No. 922035, 107th Canadian Pioneer Bn., transferred to 1st Bn., Canadian Engineer, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Charlie, Mike[,] Dearden and I, made a shack in the orchard, and slept out,” 28 May 1918; “Had a letter from Dearden,” 5 July 1918.

Additional Biographical Information:

June 1918: 922035, Dearden, J.H. “C” Company. War Diary of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Engineers, June 1918, Appendix 2A, p.19.

10 June 1918: “Para 11, F. A. Sick – Admitted. No. 922035, Spr. Dearden, J.H. “C” Company, 10.6.18.” War Diary of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Engineer, June 1918, Appendix 11(2), p.38.