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Lyon, Victor Wynne



Regimental number: 523861
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Can Tunneling Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Birth: 25 Mar 1896, Springfield, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-2125, HR-2126

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: 24 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: teacher
Religion: Baptist
Age: 20 years
Height (inches): 69.50
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st Field Amb    France      
1st Can Tunelling Coy           
6th BN, CE            RoS

Military service - end

Date Location Reason Notes
29 May 1916   discharged underaged American citizen


Rank Date Notes
Sapper   RoS


Mother: Carth, Jean E
Mother's Address: Pipestone, MN, USA (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1912 1915 U of S Calendar
844 Benson ST., Boston, USA   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 5816 - 32
College Building list #: 295
Roll of Honour list #: 125
Roll of Service (1928) #: 209
Long List #: 217

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