CEF Soldier Detail

Private Mervyn "Red" Dutton
Died: March 15, 1987

Regimental Number:
McG/22
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Russell, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
William A. Dutton (father), 47 Cornish Ave., Winnipeg, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
47 Cornish Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Birth:
July 4, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
May 14, 1915
Age at enlistment:
18
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
See below
Date of Death:
March 15, 1987
Age at Death:
91
Buried at:
Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 2783 - 34
Research Notes
Inducted into the Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame - 1958
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Original overseas unit 2nd University Company. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in the field September 1, 1915. Wounded April 27, 1917. Struck off strength April 28, 1917. Invalided owing to sickness or wounds.