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Paterson, William Andrew


Regimental number: 411094
Battalion / unit at enlistment: PPCLI
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 12 Jan 1894, Upper Kennstcook, Hants Co., NS, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-1030
Notes: RoS wrong, not William James who had a different military career

U of S attendance

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

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 18 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 21 years, 2 months
Height (inches): 66.50
Chest expansion (inches): 36.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
PPCLI   Seaford, UK      


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   not RoS


Wound type Date Notes
  2 Jun 1916 wounded and POW, 6/2-4/1916


Father: Paterson, Alexander
Father's Address: Upper Kennstcook, Hants Co., NS, Canada (1015)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Upper Kennetcock    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 7652 - 10
College Building list #: 29
Roll of Honour list #: 162
Roll of Service (1928) #: 248
Long List #: 263

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