Monday, 19 July 2010

Private Stanley Norman Louch

Born on 18 October 1897 in Liverpool, England - son of Edith Vaughan, Liverpool, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Stanley Corners, Ontario; trade as farming; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 3 inches; chest of 33 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Prescott, Ontario, on 22 December 1915 (number 639262) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - invalided sick to England on 21 October 1917 - later served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps.

(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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