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Oliver, John Payson

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Identification

Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: lecturer
Birth: 12 May 1880, Chatham, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1011, HR-1012

U of S attendance

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

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 25 Feb 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: professor of Engineering
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 35 years, 9 months
Previous military service: active militia
Notes: 105th Saskatoon Fusileers

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
Can Forestry Corps            CB

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Captain  
Major   CB List
Lieutenant  

Family

Spouse: Oliver, Isobel
Home address: 702 7th St., E., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Soldiers Civil Re-establishemn, Winnipeg    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 7452 - 52
College Building list #: 13
Roll of Honour list #: 158
Roll of Service (1928) #: 245
Long List #: 259

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