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House, John Wheeler



Regimental number: 487332
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 5th Univ. Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 2 Nov 1890, Peterborough, England
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1104, HR-1105

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts - Emm 1921 grad B.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 22 Nov 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divinity student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 24 years
Height (inches): 72.00
Chest expansion (inches): 37.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00
Marks: birthmarks back of right knee
Previous military service: regular
Previous military service (length): 1 yr

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
PPCLI    France      
5th Overseas Universities Co.,           


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   CB List, RoS


Wound type Date Notes
  31 Mar 1917


Mother: House, J T
Mother's Address: 37 Duke St., Darlington,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Peterborough, UK student 1913 1916 U of S Calendar
UK student 1919 1920 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1920 1922 U of S Calendar but John Wheeler got his BA in 1921
Radisson    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 4532 - 11
College Building list #: 111
Roll of Honour list #: 103
Roll of Service (1928) #: 190
Long List #: 194

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