Thursday 2 August 2012

Private James Sutter

Born on 24 February 1899 in Aberdeen, Scotland - son of Isabel Sutter, Gananoque, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Gananoque, Ontario; trade as fireman; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 4.75 inches; chest of 35 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; hazel eyes; black hair.

Joined the 156th Battalion, CEF, in Gananoque, Ontario, on 24 April 1916 (number 640107) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 March 1918 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 6 June 1919.

(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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