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George Henry Marchbank


Marchbank, George Henry, enlisted at Montreal, Quebec, originally of Desable, Prince Edward Island. Occupation: Miller. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 411115, 1st University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Tonight shared a bottle with George Marchbank,” 4:24 Dec ’16; “Did not do much all day but went to concert in Bray Y.M.C.A. hut with G.M. [George Marchbank] Returning found boys pretty well tanked,” 4:25 Dec ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 262, Pte. Marchbank was struck off strength on 29 January 1919.