Friday 3 August 2012

Private Lewis Henry Sutton

Born on 12 November 1897 in Township of Cavon, County of Durham, Ontario - son of Mrs. David Sutton, Millbrook, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Millbrook, Ontario; trade as student; single; currently a stretcher bearer (one year); previously served with the cadets (three years); Methodist; height of 5 feet 7.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 136th Battalion, CEF, in Millbrook, Ontario, on 26 January 1916 (number 805291) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 5 or 6 June 1917 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 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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