Friday 6 July 2012

Private Malcolm Gordon Stewart

Born on 14 June 1895 in Montreal, Quebec - next of kin listed as Miss L.A. Stewart, Macdonald College, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student; single; currently a member of the McGill University COTC; no previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 6.2 inches; chest of 34.75 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; blue eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Montreal, Quebec, on 9 March 1915 (number 410952) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, CEF, on 16 July 1915 - wounded on 4 June 1916.

(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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