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Barr, Erland Edward

23

Identification

Regimental number: 911060
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 29 Jul 1886, Tweedside, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2038, HR-2039, HR-2040

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Agro 1921 grad B.S.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Camp Hughes
Attestation date: 5 Oct 1916
Present address: Handel, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: blank
Age: 30 years, 2 months
Height (inches): 67.50
Chest expansion (inches): 37.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.50
Marks: scar mid forhead
Previous military service: regular
Previous military service (length): 4 yrs

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
46th BN           
196th Bn            RoH

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  
Lance Corporal   RoS

Family

Father: Barr, Charles Edward
Father's Address: Vinemount, ON, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Gettysburg  student 1912 1913 U of S Calendar
Handel  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Vinemount  student 1919 1921 U of S Calendar no address given for 1920-21
Soldier Settlement Board, Prince Albert    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.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150, Box 457 - 22
College Building list #: 228
Roll of Honour list #: 12
Roll of Service (1928) #: 83
Long List #: 83

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