James Harvey McLuckie
Served as James McCluckie

Jun 27, 1894

Born in Flinton, Ontario to William Archibald and Alvira (nee Freeborn) McLuckie


Nov 9, 1914

Attested into the 21st Battalion in Kingston, Ontario


Ø  Number 59699 (temporary number 956)

Ø  Next of kin given as Archibald McLuckie, Flinton, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Farmer

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Wesleyan

Ø  Posted to the Depot Company

The 21st Battalion trained in the Kingston, Ontario area through the winter of 1914-15.


Feb 17, 1915

Admitted to the Queen Street Military Hospital in Kingston with a diagnosis that reads Synovitis of the left knee


Mar 2, 1915

Discharged to duty from hospital


May 6, 1915

Embarked the RMS Metagama in Montreal, Quebec



May 15, 1915

Disembarked in Devonport, England and the battalion proceeded to the West Sandling Camp, near Hythe, Kent to continue training


Sep 2, 1915

Posted to “C” Company

He was later posted to the Transport Section


Sep 14, 1915

Embarked the St. Seiriol in Folkestone



Sep 15, 1915

Disembarked in Boulogne, France and the battalion proceeded to St. Omer


Oct 24, 1916

Granted 10 days leave


Nov 5, 1916

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Nov 23, 1917

Granted 14 days leave to England


Dec 10, 1917

Rejoined the battalion from leave


Nov 14, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Dec 2, 1918

Rejoined the battalion from leave


Dec 13, 1918

The 21st Battalion led the 4th Brigade across the Bonn Bridge to enter Germany as part of the Occupying Force and proceeded to billets in Seigburg



Apr 3, 1919

Embarked the Western Australia in Havre, France


On arrival in England, he was posted to “P” Wing in Witley pending return to Canada


May 14, 1919

Embarked the SS Caronia in Liverpool



May 22, 1919

Disembarked in Halifax, Nova Scotia and proceeded to Kingston, Ontario by train


May 24, 1919

Discharged from the CEF in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Rank on discharge Private

Ø  War Service Badge Class “A” issued number 279919

Ø  Proposed residence on discharge Flinton, Ontario

Following his discharge, the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medals were sent to him at Flinton, Ontario


Jan 3, 1968

James Harvey McLuckie died and was buried in the Flinton United Church Cemetery, Flinton, Ontario



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