Friday 15 March 2013

Private Stuart Murray Wright

Born on 19 June 1891 in Peterborough, Ontario - son of Mrs. A. Wright, Scotland, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as canner; single; no current or previous military service; Methodist; height of 5 feet 8.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; dark complexion; grey eyes; brown hair.

Joined the 125th Battalion, CEF, in Brantford, Ontario, on 17 November 1915 (number 772070) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 10 September 1918.

(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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