Thursday 2 August 2012

Private Dennis Sutton

Born on 13 March 1884 in Toronto, Ontario - son of Mrs. Michael Sutton, Brockville, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as mother; trade as florist; single; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 36.5 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; blue eyes; dark red hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Brockville, Ontario, on 24 January 1916 (number 639269) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 26 or 29 June 1917 - invalided to England on 1 July 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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