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James Gordon Sherry


Sherry, James Gordon, Oskweken, Ontario. Occupation: Student. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 739273, 114 Bn., transferred to 107th Canadian Pioneer Bn. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Sherry, J,” Grain Growers’ Note Pad, 1916-1917, p. 46.

Additional Biographical Information

31 October 1916: 739273, Private Sherry, James Gordon, born in Canada, no previous military service, next of kin: Mrs. Josephine Sherry, Ohsweken, Ontario, enlisted 24 March 1916. Nominal Roll of the 114th Bn., Bob Richardson Collection, p.13. Pte. Sherry travelled with the 114th Bn. to England from Halifax aboard the S.S. Coronia on 31 October 1916. Ibid, cover.

24 September 1917: “F.A. Wounded, 738273 Pte. Sherry, J. G.” War Diary of the 107th Canadian Pioneer Bn., September 1917, p. 8.