Friday 31 August 2012

Private Euthrope Theriault

Born on 25 July 1891 in Caragu, New Brunswick – son of Mrs. Agnes Theriault, Rumford Falls, Maine – at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Rumford Falls, Maine; single; Roman Catholic; trade as farmer; no current or previous military service; height of 5 feet 8 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; black hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 16 February 1918 (number 3320621) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 – killed in action on 29 September 1918 – buried in Bourlon Wood Cemetery (grave II.B.22), France.

(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,

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