Private Sydney Helleur served in the 42nd battalion Black Watch (Montreal) in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces during World War One. He is entitled to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. His service number was 228751.
Born on December 28th, 1898 in Parish of St-Lawrence, Jersey Channel Island
Trade: salesman Religion: Church of England
Status: Single Height: 5′ 7″
Eyes: blue Hair: fair Weight : 127 lbs.
1901 United Kingdom census : Living in Jersey Channel Island, Parish of St-Lawrence
July 5th, 1916 : Enlisted in Montreal, Quebec in the 5th Regiment draft (5th Royal Highlanders of Canada)
April 11th, 1917 :Embarked on HMT Canada. Arrived in Liverpool on April 22nd
May 9th : Taken on strength with the 20th Reserve Battalion
December 7th : Appointed corporal with pay
March 3rd, 1918 : Reduced to permanent grade
October 9th : Left for France. Joined the unit in the field on October 11th
February 14th, 1919 : Proceeded to England
March 1st : Battalion entrained at Liphook Station for Liverpool where they sailed for Canada on the R.M.S. Adriatic
March 9th : Arrived at Halifax and entrained for Montreal.
March 11th : Battalion arrived in Montreal. Demobilized in Montreal on March 12th
He served with his brother (Edmund Helleur) in the 42nd battalion.
September 22nd, 1961 : A request was made for a war veteran allowance
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Picture of Private Helleur British War Medal