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Hunter, William Yeats


Battalion / unit at enlistment: 203rd Bn, Imperial Army
U of S affiliation at enlistment: instructor
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 17 Mar 1868, Margate, Kent, England
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1013
Notes: Calls self Professor of English

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts 1915 grad B.A. 1915

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Winnipeg
Attestation date: 17 Mar 1916
Present address: Winnipeg, MB
Occupation: professor of English
Religion: Anglican
Age: 48 years
Previous military service: regular
Previous military service (length): 13.5 years
Notes: 8th King's (Liverpool) Rgt.

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
203rd Bn           
183rd Bn            RoH
Man Reg Imp A        1918 Sept. 28   was Man Reg sec to I.A. or just Hunter?

Military service - end

Date Location Reason Notes
28 Sep 1918   killed in battle


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 28 Sep 1918
Cause: killed in action


Spouse: Hunter, Ethel Helen
Home address: 9 Lincoln Apts, Wolesley Ave., Winnipeg, MB, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Shellbrook  student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Carlyle  student 1912 1913 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 4637 - 34
College Building list #: 15
Roll of Honour list #: 106
Roll of Service (1928) #: 33
Long List #: 33

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