Canadian Expeditionary Force

Private William Peden, #1023

Born: August 26th, 1893 Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland
Enlisted at Portage la Prairie Manitoba with 8th Battalion,  August 14th, 1914 
Sailed for Britain,  October 4th, 1914
Proceeded to France February 7th, 1915
Wounded  in action, Ypres, Belgium April 25th, 1915 and invalided to Britain
Returned to Canada and Honorably discharged, May 1, 1916
Service Awards: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals





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