William Sumner Scott Image

Name

Sergeant Major William Sumner Scott

Born

1825

From

Halton County, ON

Occupation

Physician

Death

1900-10-08

Where Died

Cemetery

Awards

Canada General Service Medal (Fenian Raids)



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Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion

Bruce Militia

Company

Southampton Rifle Company


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Sergeant Major

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1866-09-14



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Notes

(a) He was the organizer of the Bruce Rifles, which was afterwards merged in the 32nd Bruce Battalion. (b) Received Canada General Service Medal for service during the Fenian Raids, when attack was expected at Goderich and Point Edward, June 2, 1866 to July 15, 1866.




Sources & Links

(a) Weichel, John. Forgotten Lives: Early History of a Coastal Village. Southampton: Bruce County museum & Archives, 2001. Print.
(b) Canada General Service Medal Register, 1866-1870, Fenian Raids (RG9, II, A5, Vol. 4), Library and Archives Canada.
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