Monday, 12 February 2007

Captain Gregor Barclay

Born on 19 January 1885 in Montreal, Quebec - son of Reverend James Barclay, DD, Montreal, Quebec - attestation form notes trade as barrister, single, no current military service, formerly a member of the McGill University Canadian Officer Training Corps, height of 6 feet 2 inches, chest of 39 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, Presbyterian.

Joined the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 17 February 1915 - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in France on 17 July 1915 - seconded to the Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General, Military Headquarters, on 24 October 1916 - seconded to the Deputy Judge Advocate-General for Siberia on 19 October 1918.

Awarded the Croix de Guerre (Slovakia) (as a lieutenant-colonel).

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