Thursday 23 September 2010

Private John Masson

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, on 23 April 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 June 1915 (number 410359) - 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 31 October 1917 - attached to the 4th Canadian Infantry Brigade Depot, CEF, on 28 November 1917 - struck off strength to the 4th Canadian Infantry Brigade Depot on 24 March 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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