Sunday 23 December 2012

Private Maxwell Howard Watt

Born on 29 October 1894 in Fallbrook, Ontario - son of Mrs. M. Watt, Fallbrook, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Fallbrook, Ontario; single; Church of England; trade as farmer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 5.5 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; swarthy complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 29 January 1918 (number 3320490) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 June 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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