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Barr, Hamilton


Regimental number: 74208
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 28th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: invalidated
Birth: 22 Feb 1884, Liverpool, England
College Building memorial: First floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-1042

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1910 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 26 Oct 1914
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 27 years, 8 months
Height (inches): 70.50
Chest expansion (inches): 38.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00
Previous military service: militia
Previous military service (length): 3 yrs
Notes: 105th Volunteers

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
28th Bn            Canada only - RoS
Infantry            CB List

Military service - end

Date Location Reason Notes
16 Apr 1915   discharged ill health


Rank Date Notes


Mother: Barr, Jessie
Mother's Address: Lusitania Rd., Liverpool,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Liverpool, UK student 1910 1915 U of S Calendar
Dale's Brow, Swinton, Manchester, England   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 1500 Box 457 - 43
College Building list #: 42
Roll of Honour list #: 13
Roll of Service (1928) #: 84
Long List #: 84

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