Saturday 6 November 2010

Private Angus Archibald MacDougall

Born on 22 June 1890 in Vancouver, British Columbia - son of D. MacDougall, Vancouver, British Columbia - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as McGill student; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 6 feet 4 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; fresh complexion; blue eyes; dark hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on 17 March 1915 (number 411055) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry as a Lieutenant on 17 July 1915 - wounded on 8 December 1916.

Awarded the Military Cross.

(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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