Monday 20 February 2012

Private Victor Saucier

Born on 1 May 1897 in Cornwall, Ontario - son of Joseph Saucier, Martintown, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Martintown, Ontario; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; medium complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Cornwall, Ontario, on 21 October 1915 (number 633196) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 14 December 1917 - wounded at duty on 24 March 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 3 October 1918.

(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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