Harold MacDonald Pineo signature

On this day in 1915, Harold MacDonald Pineo enlisted in Virden, Manitoba. He was born in Virden on May 23rd, 1895, the son of William MacDonald Pineo and Mary Ellen (née Sarvis). He initially joined the 99th Manitoba Rangers but on April 15th, 1916 he joined the 181st Battalion as a lieutenant. Pineo was described as white, with brown eyes and brownish hair. He was five feet ten inches tall.

Pineo later transferred to the Royal Air Force, joining 42nd Wing in Deseronto on September 19th, 1918.