Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Private George William Henry Albert Boniface - 775016

According to his attestation papers dated January 11, 1916 at Toronto.  George William Henry Albert Boniface of Humber Bay, Ontario was born on July 1, 1876 in Aldershot, England.  He listed his wife Mrs. Mary Boniface, Humber Bay, as his next of kin.  He was a teamster and had no previous military experience.  He was 39 years and 6 months of age and stood 5 feet 3 inches in height.  He had hazel eyes, hair turning grey and a fair complexion.  He was a member of the Church of England.  

According to the 1911 census, George went by the name Albert.  His family is listed as living on Frederick Street, Humber Bay and he is listed as a labourer in a brickworks.  The family emigrated to Canada from England in 1909.

According to the 1921 Toronto city directory George A Boniface as a teamster living at 11 Queen Street (south side), Humber Bay.

He is most likely the brother of Ernest Boniface.

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