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Major Daniel Hugh Sutherland

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1880-09-10
Place of birth: River John, Nova Scotia, Canada
Next of kin: Emily Sutherland, wife. River John, Nova Scotia
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Railway Contractor
Occupation (normalized): Stucco Plasterer
Address: River John, Nova Scotia
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1977-07-30

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 902380
Rank detail
  1. Major, Nova Scotia Regimental Depot, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1918-12-14 to 1919-07-09
  2. Major, No. 2 Construction Battalion, Canadian Engineers (Army). 1917-05-17 to 1918-12-14.

    Note: Reverted to the rank of Major to proceed overseas

  3. Lieutenant-Colonel, No. 2 Construction Battalion, Canadian Engineers (Army). 1916-07-05 to 1917-05-17.

    Note: Appointed to command the No. 2 Construction Battalion

  4. Private, 193rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-04-21 to 1916-07-05.

    Note: Service No. 902380 - Discharged to accept command of the No. 2 Construction Battalion

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 259203
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Service file: B9431-S060
Uploader's Notes: Son of Robert Sutherland and Margaret Sutherland (nee Fitzpatrick); husband of Emily Estelle St. James Sutherland (nee Pugsley) married September 21, 1912Originally enlisted April 21, 1916 with the 193rd Battalion (Service No. 902380) and spent four 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).The Legacy Voices Project
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Robert Sutherland and Margaret Sutherland (nee Fitzpatrick); husband of Emily Estelle St. James Sutherland (nee Pugsley) married September 21, 1912Originally enlisted April 21, 1916 with the 193rd Battalion (Service No. 902380) and spent four 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).The Legacy Voices Project

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2007-06-06
Last modified: 2021-10-15