A Great War medal pair, Memorial Plaque, Memorial Cross, Scroll, photo and US Welcome Home medal to A. Duthie, 1-Can Inf (& 87th Bn). D.O.D.

$1,300.00

British War and Victory medal pair (178256 Pte A. Duthie, 1-Can: Inf); Memorial Cross (Geo V) in case of issue reverse engraved “178526 Pte A. Duthie;” Memorial Plaque (Alexander Duthie); Scroll; Photo of Duthie and a US European War Force City of Barre, Vermont Welcome Home medal.

Alexander Duthie was born in Scotland on 18 July, 1885.  He listed his father as his next-of-kin, living at 8 Sterling Village, Baddan, Aberdeenshire.  Duthie was living in Barre, Vermont and working as a Granite Cutter when he decided to enlist in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.  His file indicates he joined in St. Johns, Quebec on 3rd March, 1916.  His service file indicates he also served with the 87th Infantry Battalion, Canadian Grenadier Guards.  While in France, in 1916, Duthie suffered a gun shot wound to his arm.

 

Duthie made it home from the war and discharged in 1919 in Toronto. He returned to Barre, Vermont, where he received a welcome home medal. He is recorded as having died-of-disease related to his military service 19 February, 1922. His grave location is unknown.

 

Service file https://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B2781-S035

 

 

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