George Thomas and “Mac”

Private George Thomas was with the 38th Battalion out of Ottawa, Ontario and served as a scout in the First World War. He suffered a gun shot wound to his right ear and side of his head in September 1918. He was discharged in February 1919. Photos of and related to Pte Thomas during the War can be accessed via the Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History.

A full collection of his war records include Thomas’ attestation papers, along with service records, medical and pay roll records.

These contributions were made by Pte Thomas’ grandson, Dave Van Wagoner of Thunder Bay, Ontario.