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McRitchie, Herbert Ernest



Regimental number: 523881
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Field Amb
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: died
Birth: 16 Aug 1896, Rodney, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-2127, HR-2128, HR-2129
Notes: died of sickness, not on gates, etc.

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Law         see 142 in addresses - 2 people?

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 29 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: law student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 20 years, 8 months
Height (inches): 68.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
Can Corps HQ Signals         
2nd Can Heavy Brtry Group    France      
1st Field Amb           
CHA            CB


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 2 Mar 1919
Cause: disease


Father: McRitchie, David H
Father's Address: Plumbridge, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar
Plumbridge  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Plumbridge    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 7207 - 27
College Building list #: 297
Roll of Honour list #: 142
Roll of Service (1928) #: 223
Long List #: 236

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