Saturday 5 March 2011

Corporal Egbert Mishaw, MM

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, on 4 January 1916 (number 775120) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - injured accidentally and invalided to England on 24 May 1918.

Awarded the Military Medal - no official citation - unit recommendation dated 6 November 1917: "During the operations in the Passchendaele Ridge Area this N.C.O. displayed splendid qualities of leadership and the greatest devotion to duty."

(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; Canadian War Museum, 19680229-001, Manu 58C 1 2.18, Honours and Awards, 38th Battalion (Records of recommendations for honours and awards and mentioned in dispatches 19161121 19190117))

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