Coutts, James

Regimental Number: 811429
Rank: Private
Branch: 138th Battalion

James was born in New Deer, Scotland on November 26, 1891. He filed on SW 3-72-4-W6 in 1914, and in December of 1915 enlisted in the Canadian Army. On May 19, 1916, James was discharged from the army, having been found medically unfit. He suffered from psoriasis and ankylosis of the arm. James left the South Peace soon after proving up on his land.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 91