Alexander Stormes signature

On this day in 1918 Alexander Stormes was conscripted in Camp Barriefield, Kingston. Stormes (sometimes Storms) was born in Violet, Ontario on February 1st, 1894, the son of Norman Stormes and Florence Thompson. By 1911 the family were living in Tyendinaga. Stormes gave his home address as Deseronto when he was drafted.

Alexander joined the 1st Depot Battalion of the Eastern Ontario Regiment with the regimental number 3060358. He was five feet eight inches tall, with a dark complexion, blue eyes and black hair. His service record shows that he did not go overseas and was demobilized at Barriefield Camp in Kingston on January 28th, 1919.

In 1921 Alexander was back with his parents, now in Richmond Township, where he was working as a storekeeper.