CEF Soldier Detail

Major Harcus Strachan
Died: May 1, 1982

Regimental Number:
15585
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Cavalry
Battalion:
34th Fort Garry Horse
Company:
Place of Birth:
Linlithgowshire
Country:
Scotland
Next of Kin:
Mrs. A.Strachan, Chauvin, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
November 7, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Rancher
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Canterbury, England
Date of Enlistment:
July 15, 1915
Age at enlistment:
30
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
May 1, 1982
Age at Death:
97
Buried at:
Boal Chapel Memorial Gardens, North Vancouver, British Columbia
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes

http://www.fortgarryhorse.ca/

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Captain Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regiment
Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry Canadian Cavalry Brigade
Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Second Lieutenant Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Sergeant Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Lance-Sergeant Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Corporal Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Lance-Corporal Canadian Cavalry 34th Fort Garry Horse
Trooper Canadian Cavalry Canadian Cavalry Brigade
Son of William Strachan (writer) and Isabella Thomson Strachan (nee Veitch) married after Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland at Prince Albert Buildings, Edinburgh, on February 19, 1874
Awards and Decorations
Military Cross
Victoria Cross