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Bays, Percy Clarence


Regimental number: 487301
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 5th University Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 10 Aug 1884, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1103

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 22 Nov 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divinity student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 30 years
Height (inches): 63.00
Chest expansion (inches): 35.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
5th University Co.           
PPCLI            RoH
11th Res Bn            CB
Res units           
Can Record Office, London           
Infantry            CB


Rank Date Notes
Corporal, acting  


Mother: Bays, M
Mother's Address: 82 Edwards Rd., Erdington, Birmingham,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Birmingham, UK student 1912 1916 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1919 1920 U of S Calendar
Manitou    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 527 - 4
College Building list #: 109
Roll of Honour list #: 18
Roll of Service (1928) #: 86
Long List #: 86

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