Saturday 21 July 2012

Private Frederick Amos Stroud

Born on 13 February 1899 in Marysosa Township, Victoria County, Ontario - son of Amos Stroud, Woodville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Woodville, Ontario; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 37.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; dark brown hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 20 March 1916 (number 724127) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 15 or 16 August 1917 - invalided to England on 21 August 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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