Friday 2 November 2012

Corporal Enoch Utton

Born on 28 February 1888 in Walsingham, Norfolk, England – son of John and Ann Mary Utton, Walsingham, Norfolk, England – at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Woodstock, Ontario; trade as physical instructor; single; no current military service; previously served with the 22nd Cycles[?] (Norfolk for three years); Baptist; height of 5 feet 6 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; brown eyes; black hair.

Joined the 168th Battalion, CEF, in Woodstock, Ontario, on 15 February 1916 (number 675540) – taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 29 or 30 March 1918 – died on 29 September 1918 of wounds received that day – buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery (grave IV.B.59), France.

(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; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, “Debt of Honour” register,

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