Ball, Walter Grice (W. G.) Photo
Rank Private
Service # 880560
Unit # 186th, 18th
Resident Chatham Twsp.
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Private Walter G. Ball trained with the Machine Gun Section of the 186th. Battalion going overseas March 28th, 1917. He proceeded to France in September, 1917, attached to the 18th. Battalion. He suffered from shrapnel wound in the right thigh at Passchendaele, November 11th, 1917, and received Hospital treatment in France and England for two months, returning to Bramshott, and later to Witley Camp as Instructor.


Sources Chatham Daily Planet (14-09-1917), Chatham Daily Planet (21-12-1918), Blenheim Freedom Library
Height 5' 10"
Eye Colour Blue
Age 21
Complexion Fair
Hair Brown
Race White
Birthplace Raleigh Township
Religion Protestant
Last Place of Employment Student of the Canada Business College, Chatham, Ontario
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted March 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. David Ball, Chatham. Sister- Mrs. Grace Jordan, Miss Dora Ball, Mrs. Myrtle Jordah. Brother- William Ball, George Ball, Frank Ball.

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