1066288 Pte. George Shambrooke Dundas was born on December 7th, 1880, in Hamilton, Ontario. At the time of his enlistment he was living in Markdale, working as a tailor, supporting his wife Vio and their two young children: Margaret and William.

When the 248th Battalion was authorized, the thirty-seven year old George volunteered for the Canadian Expeditionary Force, attesting to the new battalion on March 17th, 1917.

Sailing with the unit in May 1917, they were reassigned to a Reserve Battalion once the 248th arrived in England. George was taken on strength of the 4th C.M.R. in the field on November 9th, 1917 in a reinforcement draft after the Battle of Passchendaele.

George saw service with the 4th C.M.R. during the German spring offensive of 1918 and served with them without notable incident during the final 100 days rising to the rank of Corporal.

Corporal George Shambrooke Dundas was struck off strength of the 4th C.M.R. on March 20th, 1919 and returned to Markdale after the war. George passed away on September 6th, 1947. His service is remembered on the Markdale War Memorial

Credit and thanks for the above biography got to: George Auer.