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Ritchie, Thomas

Identification

Regimental number: 487546
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 5th Univ Co
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 17 Jul 1885, Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
College Building memorial: First floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-1089

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Agro        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Montreal
Attestation date: 26 Feb 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 30 years, 7 months
Height (inches): 66.00
Chest expansion (inches): 37.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00
Previous military service: militia
Previous military service (length): 1 yr

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
5th Univ Co           
PPCLI        1918 Sept. 28 KIA

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  

Death

Date of death: 28 Sep 1918
Cause: killed in action
Location: Tilloy

Family

Mother: Ritchie, Mary
Mother's Address: Torrview, Oxhill, Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Dumbarton, UK student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 8304 - 3
College Building list #: 95
Roll of Honour list #: 176
Roll of Service (1928) #: 53
Long List #: 53

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