Welsh, Burtt Cameron

Regimental Number: 709812
Rank: Private
Branch: 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

Burtt was born in Port Elgin, New Brunswick on December 23, 1894. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in October of 1915. In February of 1917, Burtt was dangerously ill with measles and pneumonia. On page 80 of Burtt’s military service file is a note about facial hair for soldiers. In 1919, Burtt filed on the western half of 1-74-3-W6.