Sunday 13 December 2009

Private Neil Albert Hutt

Born on 28 February 1888 in Canada - next of kin listed as Charles Hutt, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as barber, single, no current or previous military service, Methodist, height of 5 feet 9.5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, swarthy complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 27 January 1915 (number 410127) - transferred to 2nd Battalion, CEF, on 25 August 1915 - wounded on 29 November 1915 - wounded on 3 or 6 October 1916 - wounded on 1 May 1917.

(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)

No comments: