Monday 14 December 2009

Private Samuel Stuart Hutton

Born on 30 September 1894 in Glasgow, Scotland - friend of Fred Baynes, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1914: trade as farmer, single, no current military service, previously served with the PSBG Regiment (two years), Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, healthy complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 28 December 1914 (number 410116) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 18 or 19 November 1916 - invalided to England on 21 November 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 5 September 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 11 October 1918.

(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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