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.
IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (22-06-1917), Chatham Daily Planet (10-07-1917), Victor Lauriston - Romantic Kent - The Story of a County 1626-1952
Last Place of Employment
Chatham Customs Office
September 28th, 1915
Next of Kin
Father- Frank Baxter, Chatham. Mother- Mrs. Florette Baxter. Sister- Mrs. Eileen Sulman, Blossom Baxter, Myrtle Baxter, Carmen Baxter.