Sunday 3 February 2013

Private Bryson McKay Whyte

Born on 15 April 1891 in Killarney, Manitoba - friend of George Laing, Ottawa Electric Railway, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Peachland, British Columbia; trade as draftsman; single; no current or previous military service.

Joined the 207th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 3 April 1916 (number 246157) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 September 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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