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Hooper, William John Sparling



Regimental number: 411091
Battalion / unit at enlistment: PPCLI
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 21 Dec 1891, Beulah, MB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1118, HR-1119, HR-1120

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Agro 1921 grad B.S.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 19 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Wesleyan
Age: 23 years, 3 months
Height (inches): 67.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50
Marks: scar calf left leg, scar above mouth, left side

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
PPCLI    UK      
CMGC            RoS
Imperial Army            RoS


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   CB List


Wound type Date Notes
  5 Oct 1916


Father: Hooper, William
Father's Address: 1117 Chestnut Ave., Moose Jaw, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Moose Jaw  student 1913 1915 U of S Calendar
Moose Jaw  student 1919 1921 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1921 1923 U of S Calendar supposedly grad 1921
Estevan    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 4485 - 29
College Building list #: 124
Roll of Honour list #: 101
Roll of Service (1928) #: 188
Long List #: 192

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