Regiment/Unit: 28th (North-west) Battalion
Additional Info: Born in Garafraxa Township, Dufferin County, Ontario on February 27, 1887 to Mrs. Mary Hunter. Mrs Hunter lived at 237 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario during the war. George attended the Todmorden school and became a teacher, holding a class II teaching certificate. He was teaching at Brighton school in Brighton, Ontario when he enlisted in the 139th Battalion on January 22, 1916 at Cobourg. He was 5'9" with brown hair and hazel eyes. Mr. Hunter joined the 28th battalion as a replacement and served in France. He was gassed at Lens on July 13, 1917 and discharged on July 4, 1919. If you have any more information please contact the Web Master.
(information from attestation papers, National Archives Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4629 - 30, and page 27 of The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914 - 1918, issued by the Ministry of Education and printed by The Ryerson Press)
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