Tuesday 19 October 2010

Lieutenant James Arthur Morton McClelland

Born on 5 July 1883 in Idaville, Indiana - husband of Constance Louise McClelland, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Toronto, Ontario; trade as advertising agent; Presbyterian; currently a member of the 108th Regiment; previously served with the Queen's Westminsters (seven years).

Joined the 97th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, as a Lieutenant on 17 May 1916 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, as a Lieutenant on 25 April 1917 - invalided sick to England on 11 August 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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)

1 comment:

Megan Sanderson said...

If anyone has any more information about James McClelland, I'd appreciate it. He is my great grandfather. I don't know where he ended up. Last I found, he was in England in 1928-30 when his mother died. I think he stayed in England, but no idea where. msanderson@sympatico.ca