Josiah Tranter Image

Name

Sergeant Josiah Tranter

Born

1836-06-13

From

New Brunswick

Occupation

Sawmiller, stone mason, and plasterer

Death

1909-12-13

Where Died

Cemetery

Awards

Canada General Service Medal (Fenian Raids)



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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1866-09-14


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

Bruce Militia

Company

Southampton Rifle Company



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Notes

Received Canada General Service Medal for service during the Fenian Raids, when attack was expected at Goderich and Point Edward, June 2, 1866 to July 15, 1866.




Sources & Links

(a) Canada General Service Medal Register, 1866-1870, Fenian Raids. Library and Archives Canada. (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/military-medals-1812-1969/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=31606& Accessed November 27, 2019)
- Library & Archives Canada



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Josiah Tranter, [1860s?]
Josiah Tranter, [1860s?]

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