Eddie Scullin enlisted with the 137th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force in Calgary at age 15 as he had lied about his age at his attestation on January 12, 1916. On August 22, 1916 he sailed with his unit to France. Eddie fought in the Battle of Vimy Ridge on the Ypres salient in April 1917 and in the Battle of Passchendaele later in 1917. He was discharged from service on February 24,1919 and returned home. Eddie was married in 1927 and worked in the Lethbridge coal mines as a stable boss with the horses until a mine explosion in December of 1935. After that he worked for W.T. Hill. When the Second World War broke out Eddie and his 3 sons Patrick, Bill and Charles enlisted and served again for Canada. Upon returning from World War 2 he worked for the City of Lethbridge until his passing in March of 1954.
2024 Banner Application Deadline
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