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Oliver, Edmund Henry



Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn chaplain
U of S affiliation at enlistment: lecturer
Birth: 8 Feb 1882, Eberts, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1017, HR-1018

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Camp Hughes
Attestation date: 30 May 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: principal of theological colle
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 34 years, 3 months

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
No.3 Can Gen Hosp    France      
196th Bn Chaplain         
Chaplain Services           
Khaki University           


Rank Date Notes
Major   CB List
Major, honorary  
Lt-Col, hon, acting  


Decoration type Notes
Ment. in Desp.


Spouse: Oliver, Stella Magarita
Home address: 859 University Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
St. Andrew's College, Saskatoon  principal 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 7450 - 19
College Building list #: 19
Roll of Honour list #: 157
Roll of Service (1928) #: 244
Long List #: 258

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