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Oliver, John Payson



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 Date Notes
Major   CB List


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.


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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