CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Hugh Sutherland

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
No. 2 Construction Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
River John, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Emily Sutherland, wife, River John, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
River John, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
September 10, 1880
Trade or Calling:
railway contractor
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
River John, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
April 21, 1916
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
5 Feet Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Unknown
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9431-60
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Engineers No. 2 Construction Battalion
Major Canadian Engineers No. 2 Construction Battalion
He originally enlisted on April 21, 1916 with the 193rd Battalion and spent six months with that unit before taking command of the No. 2 Construction Battalion on July 5, 1916. The No. 2 Construction Battalion (an all Black battalion) served in France with the majority of the men being assigned to the No. 5 Canadian Forestry Corps (Jura Group).