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Mawdsley, James Buckland, enlisted at Montreal, Quebec, born at Bon Convento near Sienna, Tuscany, Italy. Occupation: engineering student. Military Service: Private, later Lieutenant, Reg. No. 411137, 1st University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Hooked up with [H.] Howard and [J. B.] Mawdsley,” 2:27 Oct ’15; “Jim Mawdsley was … the only casualty,” 2:29 Dec ’15. According to Hodder-Williams, Pte. J. B. Mawdsley was wounded 29 December 1915 and struck off strength 4 January 1916. He subsequently served as a lieutenant in the R.A.F.
Additional Biographical Information:
Pte., later Lieut., James Buckland Mawdsley was an engineering student when he enlisted with the PPCLI in April 1915 at Montreal. He was 31 years of age at the time.