Saturday 21 July 2012

Private John Stroud

Born on 28 September 1889 in New Hamburg, Ontario - son of Conrad Stroud (born in Germany), New Hamburg, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as electro plating; single; no current or previous military service; Lutheran; height of 5 feet 10 inches; chest of 34 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; fair hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 29 March 1915 (number 410630) - 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 9 April 1917 - rejoined the 38th Battalion on 7 May 1917 - wounded on 14 June 1917 - invalided to England on 25 June 1917 - died of sickness in England on 26 Jul1918 - buried in Hampton Hill (St. James) Churchyard (grave 395), United Kingdom.

(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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register,

1 comment:

Darryl Bonk said...

He was also known as John Strauch.