Monday 10 October 2011

Lieutenant Budimir Protich

Born on 25 May 1875 in Serbia - husband of Freda Protich, Regina, Saskatchewan - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife; trade as court interpreter; Greek Catholic; no current military service; previously served with the Serbian Army (two years).

Joined the 212th Battalion, CEF, as a lieutenant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on 13 March 1916 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, as a lieutenant on 6 March 1917 - wounded on 29 or 31 March 1917 - invalided to England on 6 April 1917.

(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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