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Charles Warren Ludbrook was conscripted on this day in 1918 in Kingston. His birth registration records that he was born on July 26th, 1890 in Portland Township, Ontario. His parents were Albert Ludbrook and Ann Amelia (née Snider). Albert, a photographer, died in Verona in 1915 and by 1917 the family was living in Deseronto, where Ann Amelia Ludbrook died on May 28th.

Charles Ludbrook joined the 1st Depot Battalion of the Eastern Ontario Regiment with the regimental number 3057214. He was five feet six and a half inches tall, with a fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. His service record shows that he was examined by a medical board on May 24th, 1918, which determined that he had been experiencing epileptic fits from the age of 15. He was discharged as medically unfit for service on June 1st.

In the 1920 US census, Charles was living with his sister and brother-in-law in Oswego, New York. He died of epilepsy in the Lockwood Hospital in Kingston on November 23rd, 1920. He was buried with his parents in Verona Cemetery.

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