Tuesday 17 July 2012

Lieutenant Norman Alfred Stott

Born on 29 October 1895 in Aberdeen, Scotland - brother of Henry W.M. Scott, Aberdeen, Scotland - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as accountant; single; currently a member of the 19th Regiment (two years); no previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4.5 inches; chest of 38 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 81st Battalion, CEF, in St. Catharines, Ontario, on 29 September 1915 (number 158508) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 21 September 1916 - accidentally wounded on 14 February 1918 - invalided to England on 2 March 1918 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 4 March 1919 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 5 May 1919.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), 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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