Sunday 19 February 2012

Private Fred Saucie

Born on 14 December 1898 in Mattawa, Ontario - son of Mrs. Hanna Saucie, Calvin, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address at McCools Camp, Eau Claire, Ontario; single; Roman Catholic; trade as farmer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 5.5 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; blue eyes; light brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 25 April 1918 (number 3321155) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

(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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