Friday, 6 August 2010

Sergeant Angus MacDougall

Born on 28 February 1885 in Glasgow, Scotland - husband of Elizabeth MacDougall, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as factory cutter; married; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 8.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; brown eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 35th Battalion, CEF, in Niagara Camp, Ontario, on 26 August 1915 (number 405337) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - wounded on 10 August 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 19 September 1918 - sent to England for Officers' Training Course on 27 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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