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
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Picture of Private Adrien Noël