Wednesday 24 August 2011

Private Charles Peters, MM

Joined the 121st Battalion, CEF, on 16 October 1915 (number 760093) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 15 November 1916 - wounded on 28 June 1917 - invalided to England on 5 July 1917.

Awarded the Military Medal - no formal citation - unit recommendation dated 17 April 1917: "For gallant work during operations Apr. 9/17."

(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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