Saturday 13 February 2010

Private Fabien Juteau

Born on 6 January 1892 in St. Therese, Quebec - next of kin listed as Mrs. Ellen Daniels, Laval, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as stone cutter; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 39.5 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 77th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 2 August 1915 (number 144529) - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Bermuda on 6 December 1915 - 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 30 October 1916 - invalided to England on 1 November 1916 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 6 June 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 2 January 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 14 May 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 5 May 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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