Thursday, 8 March 2012

Corporal Walter Stanley Scott

Born on 25 February 1890 in Dershone[?] Township, Ontario - son of William S. Scott, Tillsonburg, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father; trade as farmer; single; currently a member of Grey's Horse (sergeant); no previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 4.75 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 168th Battalion, CEF, in Tillsonburg, Ontario, on 6 January 1916 (number 675052) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 12 or 13 February 1917 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 24 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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