Private Adrien Noël

Private Adrien Noël  served in the Canadian Forestry Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. His enlistment number is 1012442 and his War Service Badge class “A” number is81885

Born on November 19th 1877 in Embrun, Ontario

Trade : cook         Religion : Roman Catholic     Hair: black

Eyes : dark      Weight : 130 lbs        Height : 5’2″

July 21st 1907 : Married Josephine Roy in Embrun, Ontario

Adrien Noël wedding papers

July 17th, 1916 : Enlisted in the 230th battalion in Ottawa, Ontario. The 230th battalion was a Forestry battalion raised in the City of Hull, Quebec. It was officially an Ontario battalion but unofficialy a Quebec one because at that time, the city of Hull, was attached to the Province of Ontario military district.

Name of his wife : Josephine Noel       Address : 366 Champlain Hull, Quebec

Name of his mother : Elise Noel           Address : Embrun, Ontario

January 25th, 1917 : Embarked on S.S. Grampian in Halifax. Arrived in England on February 2nd. Taken on strength with the Canadian Forestry Corps (23rd company)

In 1917 he had three children Eugene (6 years), Henri (4 years) and Antoine (3 months)

February 19th : Proceeded to France. Disembarked in Havre on February 23rd.

December 5th : Sentenced to 3 days forfeit pay for being absent from duty from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., December 1st.

March 12th, 1918 : Hospitalized for Myalgia

March 17th : Granted 14 days leave to Paris. Back to his unit on April 6th.

July 4th : Sentenced to 2 days forfeit pay for being absent from duty from 10:00, June 25 until 8:00, June 26th.

August 19th : Arrested for drunkenness

December 14th : Transferred back to England

January 25th, 1919 : Arrived in Halifax on board H.M.T. Aquitana

February 28th : Discharged in Ottawa

February 20th, 1939 : Died

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

Picture of Private Adrien Noël

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Comments

  • mionsiog  On 2015/05/22 at 18:30

    The marriage record you show on page has the full names of parents as well as the name Joseph Noel as witness to marriage.

  • mionsiog  On 2015/05/22 at 18:43

    I created a tree of him on Ancestry.com [http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/80428261/person/32425620579] and found this Attestation record.

    Adrien Noel

    in the Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918
    Record Image View

    Name: Adrien Noel
    Birth Date: 19 Nov 1877
    Birth Location: Ernsbrun, Ontario
    Residence: Hull, Quebec
    Relative: Mrs Josephine Noel
    Relationship: Wife
    Regiment Number: 1012442

    Attestation papers of men enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) of the First World War.

  • Nelson  On 2015/05/22 at 23:15

    He was born in Embrun, not Ernsbrun

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