Monday 23 July 2012

Major Duncan Edward Manners Stuart

Born on 11 May 1862 in Caradoc, Middlesex, England - husband of May B. Stuart, London, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Glencoe, Ontario; trade as barrister; Church of England; married; currently a member of the Reserve of Officers; previously served during the South African War.

Joined the 135th Battalion, CEF, as a major in Glencoe, Ontario, on 15 November 1915 - attached to the 38th Battalion, CEF, from 17 to 26 June 1917 - transferred to Canadian Corps Headquarters on 26 June 1917 - served as the Town Major Canadian Corps Area from 26 June 1917 to 27 February 1918 - transferred to the 6th Area Employment Company, CEF, from 27 February 1918 to 3 February 1919.

(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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