Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Private Stephen Bert Scott

Born on 27 April 1887 in Canada - husband of Margaret Scott, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as teamster; married (with one child, aged 4); no current military service; previously served with the Princess Louise Dragoon Guards (three years);

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 4 March 1915 (number 410189) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 22 February 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 26 February 1917 - invalided sick to England on 8 May 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 11 November 1917 - wounded on 11 August 1918 - invalided to England on 14 August 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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