Saturday, 3 March 2012

Private Frederick George Scott

Born on 14 September 1870 in Toronto, Ontario - brother of William H. Scott, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: no present address; trade as teamster; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 9 inches; chest of 38.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 12 February 1916 (number 775770) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 26 March 1917 - invalided to England on 11 April 1917 - later served with the Canadian Railway Troops, CEF.

(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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