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Ritchie, Thomas


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 Date Notes


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


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


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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