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Baxter, Karl E.

Rank Private
Service # 5076
Unit # 44th, CAMC, 71th
Resident Chatham
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Karl E. Baxter enlisted in the Canadian Army Medical Corps November 1915. Transferring the following month to the 71th Infantry Battalion. Crossed to England with same in April 1916. Transferred to 44th Battalion August 1916 and went to France with that unit. Was disabled at Vimy Ridge on New Years Eve 1916, and invalided to Canada after six months in English hospital.

Private Karl Baxter received his discharge December 31st, 1917, being medically unfit for further military service.


Sources IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (22-06-1917), Chatham Daily Planet (10-07-1917), Victor Lauriston - Romantic Kent - The Story of a County 1626-1952
Height 6'
Eye Colour Blue
Age 18
Complexion Fair
Hair Dark Brown
Race White
Birthplace Chatham, Ontario
Religion Anglican
Last Place of Employment Chatham Customs Office
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted September 28th, 1915
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Father- Frank Baxter, Chatham. Mother- Mrs. Florette Baxter. Sister- Mrs. Eileen Sulman, Blossom Baxter, Myrtle Baxter, Carmen Baxter.

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