Monday 20 December 2010

Private Edward Dougal McKillop

Born on 20 October 1895 in West Lorne, Ontario - son of Mary McKillop, West Lorne, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in West Lorne, Ontario; trade as farming; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 10.25 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; grey eyes; light brown hair.

Joined the 91st Battalion, CEF, in St. Thomas, Ontario, on 13 March 1916 (number 190062) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 20 or 21 August 1916 - wounded on 18 November 1916 - invalided to England on 4 December 1916.

(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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