Tuesday 10 July 2012

Private Peter Alexander Stickler

Born on 3 April 1894 in Dilchfield[?], Quebec - son of John Stickler, Bryson, Quebec - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Bryson, Quebec; trade as farmer; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; auburn hair.

Joined the 207th Battalion, CEF, in Kingston, Ontario, on 17 November 1916 (number 246764) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 18 or 19 January 1918 - wounded on 30 September 1918 - invalided to England on 3 October 1918.

(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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